Mary Yardy

18 March 1704–1 October 1779 (Age 75)
Farcet, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Yardy was born on 18 March 1704, in Farcet, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Yardy, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Henson, was 25. She married John Thompson on 11 May 1727, in Farcet, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 1 October 1779, in Farcet, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75, and was buried in Farcet, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Thompson
1707–1762
Mary Yardy
1704–1779
Marriage: 11 May 1727
Sarah Thompson
1728–
John Thompson
1730–
John Thompson
1732–
Thomas Thompson
1732–
Mary Thompson
1733–1733
Mary Thompson
1735–1735
Jacob Thompson
1735–
Mary Thompson
1737–1737
William Thompson
1738–
Isaac Thompson
1741–1741
Isaac Thompson
1742–1797

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 May 1727
Farcet, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Yardy

    Male1675–1711Male

    Sarah Henson

    Female1679–1745Female

siblings

(3)

    Will Yardy

    Male1701–1704Male

    Female1704–1779Female

    Sarah Yardy

    Female1707–Female

Name Meaning

Cornish and English: habitational name from any of three places called Cardew, in the parishes of Trevalga and Warbstow, Cornwall, and in Cumbria. All are of Celtic origin, from cair, ker ‘fort’ + du ‘dark’, ‘black’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Thompson in entry for Mary Thompson, "England, Huntingdonshire Parish Registers"
  • Mary Thompson in entry for Mary Thompson, "England, Huntingdonshire Parish Registers"
  • Mary Thompson in entry for William Thompson, "England, Huntingdonshire Parish Registers"

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