Mary Capron

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Capron was born on 4 February 1730, in Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Capron, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth, was 22. She married Samuel Gill on 9 April 1760, in Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Samuel Gill
Mary Capron
Marriage: 9 April 1760
Charles Gill
Mary Gill
Elizabeth Gill
Jane Gill

Sources (3)

  • Mary Capron, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Gill in entry for Elizabeth Gill, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"
  • Mary Gill in entry for Charles Gill, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"

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1801 · The Act of Union

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.


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Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): metonymic occupational name for a hood maker or a robe master, from Old Norman French caprun, Old French chaperon ‘hood or cap (worn by the nobility)’.

French: variant of Chaperon , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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