Mary Price

about 1775–
Munsley, Herefordshire, England

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Price was born about 1775, in Munsley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Price, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Bird, was 19. She married Richard Parry on 23 November 1797, in Munsley, Herefordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Richard Parry
1763–1818
Mary Price
1775–
Marriage: 23 November 1797
Mary Parry
1797–1844
Nancy Parry
1798–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1797Munsley, Herefordshire, England
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
    Age 0
    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
    Age 12
    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 33
    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.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 80852;2007: 172427; 2010: 235251)Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ (see Reece ). This is one of the commonest of Welsh surnames. It has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.English: nickname from Middle English, Old French pris ‘excellent, noble, highly valued (person)’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Pryce
    Pryse
    Reece
    Preece

    Sources (12)

    • Mary Price, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Mary Price in entry for Richard Parry, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
    • Mary Parry in entry for Nancy Parry, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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