Mary Prosser

1783–1859
Walwyn's Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Prosser was born in 1783, in Walwyn's Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, James Prosser, was 23 and her mother, Lettice, was 23. She married John Hughes on 9 July 1807, in Marloes, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She was buried in Steynton, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Mary Prosser
1783–1859
John Hughes
1782–1851
Marriage: 9 July 1807
William Hughes
1808–
Thomas Hughes
1811–1815
Elizabeth Hughes
1812–
John Hughes
1813–1818
Mary Hughes
1815–
Thomas Hughes
1818–1835
Jane Hughes
1818–
James Hughes
1820–1821
Lettice Hughes
1820–1891
Abel Hughes
1823–1824
George Hughes
1824–
Sarah Hughes
1829–1846

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
9 July 1807
Marloes, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • James Prosser

    Male1760–Male

  • Lettice

    Female1760–Female

siblings

(2)

  • Female1783–1859Female

  • Anne Prosser

    Female1788–Female

World Events (5)

1815

Age 32

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

Age 40

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 48

Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhosier ‘son of Roger’ ( see Roger ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Hughs in household of John Hughs, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Hughes in household of John Hughes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Prosser, "Wales, Pembrokeshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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