Mary Church

about 1697–7 July 1753 (Age 56)
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary

Mary Church was born about 1697, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. She married William Bennett on 2 February 1718, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 7 July 1753, in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

William Bennett
1685–1772
Mary Church
1697–1753
Marriage: 2 February 1718
Samuel Bennett
1719–
Mary Bennett
1721–1779
Esther Bennett
1726–
Sarah Bennett
1729–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1718
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(4)

    Male1719–Male

    Mary Bennett

    Female1721–1779Female

    Esther Bennett

    Female1726–Female

    Sarah Bennett

    Female1729–Female

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic surname for someone who lived near a church. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakōn (dōma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’.2 Translation of German Kirch .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Church, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary Church in entry for William Bennitt, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Bennett, John & Ursula Grandchildren History of Stonington, CT pg 230

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