Mary Price

Brief Life History of Mary

Mary Price was born in 1775, in Munsley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Samuel Price and Elizabeth Bird. She married Thomas Woolley on 30 August 1796.

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Richard Parry
1763–1818
Mary Price
1775–
Marriage: 23 November 1797
Richard Parry
1794–
Mary Parry
1797–1844
Nancy Parry
1798–

Sources (14)

  • Mary Price, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Mary Price in the Web: Global, Gravestone Photograph Index, 1265
  • Mary Parry in entry for Richard Parry, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

"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

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

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

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)’.

Americanized form of Jewish Preuss or Preis .

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

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