Mary Atwell

1664–1700 (Age 36)
Westmoreland, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary

When Mary Atwell was born in 1664, in Westmoreland, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Capt Thomas Collins Atwell, was 24 and her mother, Honora Swllivant, was 20. She married Thomas Tanner about 1700. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died in 1700, in her hometown, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Mary Atwell
Thomas Tanner
Marriage: about 1700
Hannah Tanner
Frances Tanner

Spouse & Children

about 1700


  • Female1687–1728Female

  • Frances Tanner


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1664–1700Female

  • Male1670–1743Male

  • Capt Thomas Atwell


  • Susan Atwell


Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte welle ‘by the spring or stream’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Mary in entry for Eleanor Mary Tanner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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