Mary Harrison

1745–
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

The Life of Mary

Mary Harrison was born in 1745, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. She married William Wood on 9 May 1765, in Saint Mary the Virgin, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Mary Harrison
1745–
William Wood
1742–
Marriage: 9 May 1765
Elisabeth Wood
1766–1766
Ann
1767–
Mary
1769–
Thomas
1769–
William Wood
1771–1806
John
1774–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
9 May 1765
Saint Mary the Virgin, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 7

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 9

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 42

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Mary Harrison, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Harrison, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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