Mary Wood

26 December 1619–25 August 1681 (Age 61)
Charing, Kent, England

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Wood was born on 26 December 1619, in Charing, Kent, England, her father, Isaac Wood, was 55 and her mother, Abygail Fisher, was 45. She married Christopher Creed on 6 July 1643, in Charing, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 25 August 1681, in Charing, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 61, and was buried in Charing, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Creed
1618–1681
Mary Wood
1619–1681
Marriage: 6 July 1643
Joan Creed
1645–
John Creed
1646–1730
Ann Creed
1648–1664
Mary Creed
1650–1657
Christopher Creed
1651–1739
Elizabeth Creed
1655–
Isaac Creed
1657–
James Creed
1660–1681
Anne Creed
1666–1740

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1643Charing, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower
    Age 1
    "The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."
    1642 · The English Civil War
    Age 23
    A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 98424;2007: 188644; 2010: 250715)English: mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as French Bois and Polish Les .English: in a few cases, a nickname for an eccentric or perhaps a violent person, from Middle English wode ‘frenzied, wild’ (Old English wōd).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Woode
    Bois
    Woods

    Sources (9)

    • Mary Wood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Mary in entry for Christopher Creed, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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