Person:Amy Gregg (5)

Amy Gregg
d.23 Oct 1769
m. 5 Apr 1699
  1. Amy Gregg1700 - 1769
  • HRobert Caryabt 1675 - 1751
  • WAmy Gregg1700 - 1769
m. on or aft 13 Jun 1729
  1. Robert Cary1730 - 1777
  2. Amy Cary1739 - 1756
Facts and Events
Name[1] Amy Gregg
Gender Female
Birth[1][2][3] c.1700
Marriage on or aft 13 Jun 1729 to Robert Cary
Death[2][3] 23 Oct 1769 "aged 69"
Will[4] proved 27 Oct 1769 (written 21 Apr 1769)
Burial[2][3] on or aft 23 Oct 1769 Parish Church of St John-at-Hampstead, Middlesex "at the left of the western portal, in the church yard"
  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas Gregg and Amy Evelyn - marriage, in Notes and Queries, Vol. 150, 1926 by Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press), IngentaConnect (Online service), p. 269.

    « ... By the will of Thomas Gregg, the elder of Clement's Inn, Gent (dated Oct. 5, 1711), it is shown that this Thos. Greggs married as his second wife, Amy, third daughter of George Evelyn, Esqre., of Nutfield, Surrey; Marriage settlement — Apr. 1, 1699; and had by her Robert Gregg and Amy Gregg, both alive in 1711. .... » Accessed on: Google Books - snippet view

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Amy Cary (née Gregg) - death/burial, in Harrison, Fairfax: The Devon Carys, Vol II, The De Vinne Press, New York, 1920, p. 701, footnote #2.

    « The M.I. noted in Lysons, Environs of London, 535, was rediscovered and redeciphered in 1906 by Captain W. M. Cary. His Notes record: “Sunday, April 29, 1906, wheeled out to Hampstead parish church at 11-12 A.M. and staid until 5 p.m. endeavouring to clean and decipher the very faint time worn inscription on a handsome altar tomb monument, at the left of the western portal, in the church yard. … After much rubbing and washing in the hail showers that from time to time moistened the overlaying mould, I managed to bring to light almost every word and figure of the wholly engraven roof slab, as follows: ‘In a Vault under this Tomb lieth Interred the body of Mr. William Hart, Late Citizen and Mercer of London, who died the 3d of July, 1707, in the 61 year of His age. And the Body of Mrs. Rebecca Hart, Daughter of the above said John Hart, who died the ---- of March, 17--. And the body of William Yerbury, Esq., who died September the ----, 1739, aged 68. Also Robert Carey, Esq., merchant of London, who died October 23, 1751, aged 76. Mrs. Amy Cary, Relict of Robert Cary, Esq., Died October 23, 1769, aged 69.’ ” …. »

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Amy Cary (née Gregg) - death/burial, in Parish Church of St John-at-Hampstead web site.

    « Welcome to the website of the Parish Church of St John-at-Hampstead. ... > History « The history of our church goes back to a Charter granted to the Monks of Westminster in 986 AD. ... > Churchyards and monuments « In 1978 The Camden History Society began to record the Monuments and Memorials in the Church, the Churchyard and the Additional Burial Ground of Hampstead Parish Church. The result, in 1986, was a thorough record of each inscription and other information on a set of over 2500 forms which are lodged at the Camden Local Studies and Archive Centre. .... > SEARCH the database « CAREY Robert 1751 XE 061 / CARY Amy 1756 XE 061 / CARY Amy 1768 XE 061 / HART Rebecca 17-- XE 061 / HART William 1717 XE 061 / HART John 1723 XE 061 »
    NOTE: The date of 1768 for the death/burial of Amy CARY (née Gregg) would appear to be in error - particularly as she signed her will on the 21st of April, 1769!

  4. Will of Amy Cary, Widow of Hampstead, Middlesex, proved 27 October 1769 (written 21 Apr 1769) .

    Description: Will of Amy Cary, Widow of Hampstead, Middlesex / Date: 27 October 1769 / Catalogue reference: PROB 11/951 / Dept: Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury / Series: Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers / Piece: Name of Register: Bogg Quire Number: 293 - 344
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    «  This is the last Will and Testament of me Amy Cary of Hampstead in the County of Middlesex Widow I desire to be buryed early in the Morning and as privately as Decency will allow [;] I Give to my Granddaughter Amy Ann Cary my best Diamond Ear Rings [;] To my Grand Daughter Mary Cary my other Pair of Diamond Ear Rings and my Brilliant Diamond Ring [;] To Mrs. Combes Wife of Richard Combes Esquire my Daughters Picture set in Diamonds which I wear as a Brooche [;] To Mr John Moory Twenty Guineas [;] To Mr Wakelin Welsh Ten Pounds [;] To Mrs ffrances Stevens Ten pounds [;] To Mrs Catherine Tomplins Ten pounds [;] To Mrs Mary Sandford ten pounds [;] To Mrs Elizabeth Gray ten pounds [;] To Mr John Clarke Senr One hundred pounds [;] To Dr Anthony Askew One hundred pounds [;] To Sarah Holland Widow ffive Guineas [;] To my Maid Susannah Pugh One hundred pounds for the Care She has taken of me and all my Wearing Cloaths whatsoever to the Said Susannah Pugh besides what I have before Given her [;] And all my other Servants who have lived a year with me I Give a years Wages besides what may be due to them at the time of my Decease [;] And I make my Son Robert Cary Esquire my Sole Executor and Residuary Legatee and Publish and Declare this to be my last Will and Testament, In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this Twenty first Day of April One thousand Seven hundred and Sixty nine, A. Cary– Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the Presence of L. Jackson G. Armstrong
    This Will was proved at London the Twenty Seventh Day of October In the year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Sixty nine before the Worshipful ffrancis Simpson Doctor of Laws Surrogate of the Right Worshipful George Hay also Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully Constituted by the Oath of Robert Cary Esquire the Son of the Deceased and Sole Executor named in the Said Will to whom Administration was Granted of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the Said deceased having been first Sworn duly to Administer—Ed. » [Transcribed by Robin Cary Askew]