Mary Greaves

14 September 1760–
Whiston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Greaves was born on 14 September 1760, in Whiston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Greaves, was 33 and her mother, Mary Holden, was 37.

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Family Time Line

William Greaves
1727–1815
Mary Holden
1723–1793
Ellen Greaves
1748–
John Greaves
1750–1808
William Greaves
1753–
Francis Greaves
1756–1815
George Greaves
1759–1804
Mary Greaves
1760–
William Greaves
1763–
Richard Greaves
1766–1767
Martha Greaves
1771–1857
Sarah Greaves
1772–
Thomas Greaves
1775–

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 41

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.
1815

Age 55

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 61

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English grǣfe ‘brushwood’, ‘thicket’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, for example in Cumbria, Lancashire, and Staffordshire.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mary Greaves, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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