Mary Peacock

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Peacock was born in 1730, in Hodnet, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Peacock, was 26 and her mother, Amy Taylor, was 24. She married Edward Ralphs on 14 November 1751, in Prees, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She was buried in Hodnet, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Edward Ralphs
Mary Peacock
Marriage: 14 November 1751
Anne Ralphs
William Ralphs
Mary Ralphs
John Ralphs
Joseph Ralphs
Edward Ralphs
Samuel Ralphs
Charles Ralphs
Amy Ralphs
Elizabeth Ralphs

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  • Mary Peacock, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Peacock, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Mary in entry for Elizabeth Ralphs, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pecock, pacok, pocok, Old English pēacocc ‘peacock’. It could be used as a personal name or as a nickname for one ‘as proud as a peacock’. Compare Paw , Pay . This surname is widespread in England and southern Scotland, and is also established in Ireland. Compare Pea .

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

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