Mary Marshall

9 August 1829–16 October 1830
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Marshall was born on 9 August 1829, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Christopher Marshall, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Broadbent, was 30. She was buried in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Christopher Marshall
Sarah Broadbent
Sarah Marshall
William Broadhead Marshall
Christopher Marshall
Mary Marshall
James Marshall
John Marshall
Mary Marshall

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: status name or occupational name from Middle English, Old French maresc(h)al ‘marshal’. The term is of Germanic origin (compare Old High German marah ‘horse’, ‘mare’ + scalc ‘servant’). Originally it denoted a man who looked after horses, but by the heyday of medieval surname formation it denoted on the one hand one of the most important servants in a great household (in the royal household a high official of state, one with military responsibilities), and on the other a humble shoeing smith or farrier. It was also an occupational name for a medieval court officer responsible for the custody of prisoners. An even wider range of meanings is found in some other languages: compare for example Polish Marszałek ( see Marszalek ). The surname is also borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames.

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

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  • Mary Marshall, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"
  • Mary Marshall, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970

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