Person:Mary Whitehead (32)

Watchers
Mary Whitehead
  1. Mary Whitehead1708 - 1788
  2. Elizabeth Whitehead1713 -
  • HJohn Gray1704 - 1790
  • WMary Whitehead1708 - 1788
m. 1 May 1733
  1. Elizabeth Gray1734 - 1818
  2. John Gray1736 -
  3. Edward Gray1739 -
  4. William Gray1741 -
  5. Mary Gray1743 -
  6. Ann Gray1748 -
  7. William Gray1752 -
Facts and Events
Name Mary Whitehead
Gender Female
Birth[1] 22 Jan 1708 Heckington, Lincolnshire, England
Christening[1] 24 Jan 1708 Heckington, Lincolnshire, England
Marriage 1 May 1733 Heckington, Lincolnshire, Englandto John Gray
Burial[2] 19 Sep 1788 Heckington, Lincolnshire, England

Mary Whitehead was born on 22nd January 1708 at Heckington in Lincolnshire, daughter of John Whitehead, a labourer, and his wife Mary.

On 1st May 1733, when she was 25, she married a shoemaker named John Gray at Heckington in Lincolnshire. They had a number of children together at Heckington over the next 20 years. The later baptisms describe John as a farmer.

Mary lived to be 80 years old. She was buried on 19th September 1788 at Heckington. John outlived her by about two years.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Church of England. Parish Church of Heckington (Lincolnshire). Parish registers, 1559-1968. (Lincoln, England: Lincoln Archives Office, 1993), Primary quality.

    1707
    Mary the daughter of John Whithead Labourer & Mary his wife born Jan[uary] 22 and baptised Jan[uary] 24 [i.e. 22 Jan 1707/8 and 24 Jan 1707/8]

    Whilst no named connection has been found, this baptism has been linked to the Mary Whitehead who married John Gray on the basis that it is at about the right time to match the age quoted at her burial, in the same parish in which she married, had her children and was buried and no evidence has been found suggesting that the Mary born in 1708 died young or married anyone else.

  2. Church of England. Parish Church of Heckington (Lincolnshire). Parish registers, 1559-1968. (Lincoln, England: Lincoln Archives Office, 1993), Primary quality.

    Burials Anno 1788
    Mary Wife of John Gray Farmer 81 years old buried September 19th