Mary Travers

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Travers was born in 1632, in Bristol, England, her father, Rawleigh Travers, was 10 and her mother, Elizabeth Peirsey, was 23. She married Nicholas Haile I in 1654, in Tidewater, Richmond, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 11 August 1671, in Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Haile I
Mary Travers
Marriage: 1654
George Heale
John Haile
Elizabeth Hale
Richard Haile
Mary Ann Haile
Joseph Haile
Nicholas Haile II
Thomazine Heale
Nicolas Hail
Francis Haile
Mary Haile

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  • Mary Travers Haile, "Find A Grave Index"

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1642 · The English Civil War

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Travis 1 and a cognate of 3 below, or a variant of Trevors, itself a variant of Trevor .

Irish (Leitrim and Donegal; of Anglo-Norman origin): variant of Trower .

French: topographic name for someone who lived at a crossing place, Old French travers, or a habitational name from (Le) Travers, the name of several places in various parts of France, named with this word.

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

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Nicholas Haile or Heale-English Immigrant, Virginia Plantar and Legislature Representative in Early Colonial America

Nicholas Haile or Heale (sometimes spelled Hale), was the first immigrant from America and founder of the Hale family. The name Hale is probably of Welsh origin, being derived from “hal,” …

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