Mary Jackson

1693–1750 (Age 57)
Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary Jackson was born in 1693, in Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. She married John Postles on 24 June 1719, in Lower Peover, Cheshire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Prestbury, Cheshire, England in 1719. She died in 1750, in Lower Peover, Cheshire, England, at the age of 57, and was buried in Lower Peover, Cheshire, England.

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John Postles
Mary Jackson
Marriage: 24 June 1719
Esther Postles
James Postle
John Postle
Nathan Postles
Mary Postle
James Postle
John Postle
Ellen Postles

Spouse and Children

24 June 1719
Lower Peover, Cheshire, England



    James Postle


    John Postle




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World Events (1)

1720 · South Sea Bubble

Age 27

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Postle, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"
  • Mary Postle, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"
  • Mary Jackson, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"

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