Mary Pearcy (or Piercy)

27 March 1792–4 April 1869 (Age 77)
Hurley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Pearcy (or Piercy) was born on 27 March 1792, in Hurley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George ( Piercy) Pearcey, was 35 and her mother, Hannah Keen, was 28. She married John Starkey on 13 November 1815. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 4 April 1869, in Hurley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77, and was buried in Kingsbury, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Starkey
1788–1869
Mary Pearcy (or Piercy)
1792–1869
Marriage: 13 November 1815
William Starkey
1816–1887
Ann Starkey
1820–1888
Hannah Starkey
1822–1896
John Starkey
1819–1899
Elizabeth Starkey
1824–1906
Catherine Starkey (Twin)
1831–1831
Dorothy Starkey (Twin)
1831–1831
Joseph Starkey twin
1832–1901
Francis Starkey
1832–1911
Thomas Starkey (twin)
1835–1879
George Starkey
1835–1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 November 1815
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    George Piercy

    Male1788–1793Male

    Hannah Pearcey ( Piercy)

    Female1790–1795Female

    Female1792–1869Female

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 9

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 16

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.
1815

Age 23

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Percy .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Starkey in household of John Starkey, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Starkey in household of John Starkey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Starky in entry for Dorothy Starky, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984"

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