Mary Ward

1697–1771 (Age 74)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary Ward was born in 1697, in London, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Thomas Ward. She married 5th Baronet Edward Stanley on 4 June 1720, in St Andrew Undershaft with St Mary Axe, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1771, in Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

5th Baronet Edward Stanley
1679–1755
Mary Ward
1697–1771
Marriage: 4 June 1720
Elizabeth Stanley
1732–
James Stanley
1734–1742
Sir John Thomas Stanley
1735–1807

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 June 1720
St Andrew Undershaft with St Mary Axe, London, England, United Kingdom
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Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Ward

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Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Old English weard ‘guard’ (used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).2 Irish: reduced form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.3 Surname adopted by bearers of the Jewish surname Warshawski, Warshawsky or some other Jewish name bearing some similarity to the English name.

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

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  • Mary Stanley in entry for John Thomas Stanley, "England, Middlesex, Westminster, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Mary Stanley in entry for John Thomas Stanley, "England, Middlesex, Westminster, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Mary in entry for James Stanley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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