Mary Whitmey

12 February 1576–
Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England

The Life of Mary

When Mary Whitmey was christened on 12 February 1576, in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England, her father, William Whitmey, was 26 and her mother, Mary Bryttayne, was 23. She died in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Whitmey
1550–1599
Mary Bryttayne
1552–
William Whittmey
1571–1633
Richard Whitmey
1577–
John Whitmey
1579–
Mathewe Whitmey
1585–
Alice Whitmey
1587–
Mary Whitmey
1576–
Francis Whitmey
1581–
Robert Whitmey
1583–

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World Events (3)

1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.
1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots

Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.
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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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