Mary Stedman

2 August 1553–6 May 1614
Bicknor, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Stedman was christened on 2 August 1553, in Bicknor, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Stedman, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Kempe, was 39. She married John Seelis Jr. on 28 April 1578. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 6 May 1614, in Biddenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60, and was buried in Biddenden, Kent, England.

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Family Time Line

John Seelis Jr.
1553–1610
Mary Stedman
1553–1614
Marriage: 28 April 1578
John Seelis
1579–
Deacon Richard Sealis
1581–1654
Anne Seelis
1586–1593
Thomas Seelis
1589–
Mary Seelis
1592–1593
Elizabeth Seelis
1595–
Moses Seelis
1598–
Elizabeth Seelis
1605–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 April 1578
children

(8)

    Male1579–Male

    Male1581–1654Male

    Anne Seelis

    Female1586–1593Female

    Thomas Seelis

    Male1589–Male

    Mary Seelis

    Female1592–1593Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Johan Stedman

    Female1538–1572Female

    Elizabeth Stedman

    Female1541–Female

    John Stedman

    Male1544–Male

    Margaret Stedman

    Female1548–1552Female

    Richard Stedman Sr

    Male1551–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1558 · Act of Uniformity

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.
1569 · State Lottery

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Steadman .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marye Stedman, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911"
  • Mary Stedman, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911"
  • Mary Stedman, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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