Mary Merrithew

25 March 1712–1761 (Age 48)
Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Merrithew was born on 25 March 1712, in Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Jonathan Merithew, was 36 and her mother, Mary Oakman, was 22. She married Richard Kirby on 19 May 1733, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1761, in Nottoway Parish, Southampton, Virginia, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Richard Kirby
Mary Merrithew
Marriage: 19 May 1733
Mary Kirby
Richard Kirby Jr.

Spouse and Children

19 May 1733
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America


Parents and Siblings



    Timothy Merrihew



    Grace Merrithew


    Samuel Merrihew



+6 More Children

World Events (1)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 46

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Merrihew .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Merrihue, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Mary Merrihu, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Mary Merrehu, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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