Mary Percival was born about 1752, in Runcorn, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Thomas Percival. She married John Broadhurst on 27 July 1772, in Warrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Runcorn, Cheshire, England in 1772. She was buried in Warrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.
from the Middle English and Old French personal name Perceval, first found as the name of the hero of an epic poem by the 12th-century French poet Crestien de Troyes, describing the quest for the holy grail. The origin of the name is uncertain; it may be associated with the Gaulish personal name Pritorīx or it may be an altered form of the Celtic name Peredur (see Priddy ). It seems to have been altered as the result of folk etymological association with Old French perce(r) ‘to pierce or breach’ + val ‘valley’.
(of Norman origin): habitational name from either of two places called Perceval in Calvados, Normandy (France).
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