Mary Creech

1658–4 September 1730 (Age 72)
Accomack, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Creech was born in 1658, in Accomack, Virginia, United States. She married David Handley on 1 March 1679. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 4 September 1730, in her hometown, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

David Handley
1654–1736
Mary Creech
1658–1730
Marriage: 1 March 1679
Emily Handley
1680–
Mary Handley
1682–1760
David Handley
1683–
George Handley
1685–1764
Marcey Handley
1686–1760
Charles Handley
1688–1769
Henry Handley
1690–
Nathaniel Handley
1692–
Isaac Handley
1695–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 March 1679
children

(9)

    Emily Handley

    Female1680–Female

    Female1682–1760Female

    David Handley

    Male1683–Male

    George Handley

    Male1685–1764Male

    Marcey Handley

    Female1686–1760Female

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: possibly a topographic name from Middle English crich(e) ‘creek’, but more likely a habitational name from Creech St. Michael in Somerset or East Creech in Dorset, both named with a Celtic element crǖg ‘mound’, ‘hill’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Creich in Fife.3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of the German names mentioned at Creach 2.

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

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