Mary Medley

1700–1745 (Age 45)
St. Mary's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Medley was born in 1700, in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States, her father, John Medley, was 24 and her mother, Anastatia Ford, was 25. She married Thomas Greenwell about 1721, in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1745, in her hometown, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Greenwell
1690–1750
Mary Medley
1700–1745
Marriage: about 1721
Anne GREENWELL
1721–1760
George Greenwell
1726–1785
Winifred Greenwell
1726–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1721
St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1676–1748Male

    Anastatia Ford

    Female1675–1728Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1700–1745Female

    John Medley

    Male1702–1749Male

    Male1704–1731Male

    William Medley

    Male1706–1752Male

    Thomas Medley

    Male1708–1761Male

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name, either a variant of Madeley (a name common to several places, including one in Shropshire and two in Staffordshire), named in Old English as ‘Māda's clearing’, from an unattested byname, Māda (probably a derivative of mād ‘foolish’) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’; or from Medley on the Thames in Oxfordshire, named in Old English with middel ‘middle’ + ēg ‘island’. 2. nickname for an aggressive person, from Middle English, Old French medlee ‘combat’, ‘conflict’ (Late Latin misculata).

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

Sources (3)

  • Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Family Data Collection - Births

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