Mary Guilliam

1775–21 July 1858 (Age 83)
Cradley, Herefordshire, England

The Life of Mary

When Mary Guilliam was born in 1775, in Cradley, Herefordshire, England, her father, Thomas Guilliam, was 18 and her mother, Jane, was 22. She married John Eddins on 11 April 1796, in Cradley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Cradley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 21 July 1858, in Cradley, Herefordshire, England, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cradley, Herefordshire, England.

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John Eddins
Mary Guilliam
Marriage: 11 April 1796
Ann Eddins
John Eddins
Elizabeth Eddins
Mary Eddins
Jane Eddins
George Eddins
James Eddins
Harriet Eddins
Hannah Eddins

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11 April 1796
Cradley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

Age 0

On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the "shot heard around the world" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England.
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 12

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1801 · The Act of Union

Age 26

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from Gwilliam , with English patronymic -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Edins in household of John Woodhouse, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Edins in entry for Ann Edins, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Mary Edins in entry for Elizabeth Edins, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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