Mary Parminter

14 September 1801–6 May 1845 (Age 43)
Poundstock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Parminter was born on 14 September 1801, in Poundstock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Parminter, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Watts, was 31. She married Samuel Legg on 28 December 1820, in Poundstock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 6 May 1845, in Honesdale, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Legg
1799–1869
Mary Parminter
1801–1845
Marriage: 28 December 1820
Samuel Legg
1826–
Mary Legg
1828–
Isaac Legg
1830–1906
Ann Victoria Legg
1838–1923
Charles F. Legg
1842–

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Legg

    Male1799–1869Male

    Female1801–1845Female

MARRIAGE
28 December 1820
Poundstock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Samuel Legg

    Male1826–Male

    Mary Legg

    Female1828–Female

    Isaac Legg

    Male1830–1906Male

    Ann Victoria Legg

    Female1838–1923Female

    Charles F. Legg

    Male1842–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 7

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 14

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

Name Meaning

English (mainly Essex): occupational name for a maker of facings and trimmings, Middle English, Old French par(e)mentier (from parement ‘fitting’, ‘finishing’, Late Latin paramentum, a derivative of parare ‘to prepare or adorn’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Parminter, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"
  • Mary Legg in entry for Samuel Legg, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Mary Legg in entry for Mary Legg, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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