Mary Elizabeth Boyle

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Boyle was born on 1 December 1594, in Woodham Mortimer, Essex, England. She married Robert Fellowe in 1625. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 24 November 1659, in Charles City, Charles City County, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Robert Fellowe
1595–1652
Mary Elizabeth Boyle
1594–1659
Marriage: 1625
Mary Fellowe
1626–
Sarah Fellow
1630–
John Fellow
1632–
William Fellowe
1635–1673
Thomas Fellowe
1635–
John Fellowe
1639–
Elizabeth Fellowes
1644–

Sources (11)

  • Elizabeth, "England, Buckinghamshire, Church Records, 1217-1994"
  • Elizab. in entry for Thomas Fellowe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizab. in entry for Willia. Fellowe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (4)

1600 · The Honourable East India Company

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.

1607

The Virginia Company founded the first permanent English colony at Jamestown in 1607. One of the original 13 states (it entered the Union in 1788). Virginia holds an important place in American history, as it was home to many of the founding fathers, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, George Mason, and Patrick Henry. Four of Americas first five presidents were Virginians. During the Civil War, Richmond, Virginias capital, was the capital of the Confederacy. Today, Virginia is a popular tourist spot where people can visit historic places such as Alexandria, Williamsburg, and Mount Vernon, George Washingtons estate.

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Declan, Fergus, John Patrick, Padraic, Seamus, Aileen, Brigid, Cathal, Colm, Conn.

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Baoighill ‘descendant of Baoigheall’, a personal name of uncertain meaning, perhaps from baoth ‘rash’ + geall ‘pledge’.

Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Biéville, near Caen, Normandy, formerly Boiavilla. The Boyle earls of Glasgow, lords of Kelburne (Ayrshire) are descended from Adam son of Gilbert son of Richer de Boiville. In 12th-century England, men named de Boiville held land in Millom and Saint Bees, Cumberland, and were associated with grants of land in Gloucestershire.

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

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