Mary Meredith

13 May 1787–28 December 1846 (Age 59)
Badger, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Meredith was born on 13 May 1787, in Badger, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Merideth, was 28 and her mother, Jane Perks, was 35. She married Thomas Harley on 28 February 1804. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 28 December 1846, in her hometown, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Harley
1783–
Mary Meredith
1787–1846
Marriage: 28 February 1804
William Harley
1804–1805
Thomas Harley
1806–
Thomas Harley
1807–
John Harley
1809–1810
Mary Harley
1810–1863
John Meredith Harley
1811–
Sarah Harley
1813–
Elizabeth Harley
1816–
Thomas Hurley
1818–1855
James Harley
1819–
Catherine Harley
1822–1823

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1804
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 14

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 21

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 28

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Maredudd. In Welsh the stress is on the second syllable. The Old Welsh form is Morgetiud, of which the first element may mean ‘pomp, splendor’ and the second is iudd ‘lord’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Merredith, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Mary Harley in entry for Mary Harley, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • Mary Harley in entry for Catherine Harley, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"

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