Mary Menzies

about 1712–15 June 1767 (Age 55)
Comrie, Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Menzies was born about 1712, her father, James Gill Menzies, was 49 and her mother, Anna Campbell, was 41. She had at least 1 daughter with John Gorry. She died on 15 June 1767, in Gairloch, Ross-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 55.

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Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Manners , in which the z originally represented Middle English letter Ê’ (yogh), representing a sound similar to modern English y. The surname is still pronounced mingiz in Scotland. It has been Gaelicized as Méinn, from which come the English forms Mein and Mien. The patronymic forms McMenzies, McMon(n)ies, McMin(n), and McMyn represent adapations of the name to the predominant pattern of Highland surnames.

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

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  • Mrs Mary Menzies, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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