Mary Read

25 May 1712–
North Bradley, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Read was christened on 25 May 1712, in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Read, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Holding, was 27.

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Family Time Line

John Read
1685–1747
Elizabeth Holding
1685–1732
Mary Reed
1704–
Elizabeth Read
1708–
James Read
1712–1792
John Read
1705–
John James Clement Read
1706–1763
Mary Read
1706–
John Read
1707–
Elizabeth Reed
1708–1728
Mary Read
1712–
William Read
1720–1764

Parents and Siblings

    John Read

    Male1685–1747Male

    Elizabeth Holding

    Female1685–1732Female

siblings

(10)

    Mary Reed

    Female1704–Female

    John Read

    Male1705–Male

    John James Clement Read

    Male1706–1763Male

    Mary Read

    Female1706–Female

    John Read

    Male1707–Male

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World Events (3)

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.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English re(a)d ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from an unattested Old English rīed, rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. 3. habitational name from various places: Read in Lancashire, the name of which is a contracted form of Old English rǣghēafod, from rǣge ‘female roe deer’, ‘she-goat’ + hēafod ‘head(land)’; Rede in Suffolk, so called from Old English hrēod ‘reeds’; or Reed in Hertfordshire, so called from an Old English ryhð ‘brushwood’.

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

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