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Mary Wills **
(ca. 1798-1853)


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1. John Bason **

Mary Wills **

  • Born: ca. 1798, Potterspury, Northampton, England
  • Marriage (1): John Bason ** on 22 Mar 1827 in Cosgrove Parish Church, Cosgrove, , Northampton, England
  • Buried: 30 May 1853, Potterspury, Northampton, England

bullet   Another name for Mary was Mary Wilks.


bullet  General Notes:

Mary was the informant on daughter Sarah's birth certificate. She made the mark of a X rather that signing indicating she could not write. However, on her Marriage Certificate she appears to have signed her name.

At the time of the 1841 Census, Mary was living in Blackwell End, Potterspury, Northhamptonshire. Her husband was not recorded in the same household that day. Mary was aged 40 and born in the County. Living with her were her children, William, 12, Maria, 9, Thomas, 8, Susanna, 6, Mary, 4, Sarah, 2 and Reuben 3 months. All children were born in the County. Living nearby were a Joshua Bason, aged 30 a Journeyman Mason (like John), his wife (apparently) Frances Bason aged 35, and Ann aged 1 month. All were born in the County.


Mary married John Bason **, son of John Bason ** and Ann Edwards **, on 22 Mar 1827 in Cosgrove Parish Church, Cosgrove, , Northampton, England. (John Bason ** was born in 1805 in Potterspury, Northampton, England, christened on 14 Apr 1805 in Potterspury, Northampton, England, died on 29 Jan 1885 in Wanganui, New Zealand and was buried on 1 Feb 1885 in Wanganui Cemetery, Wanganui, New Zealand.). The cause of his death was Paralysis, General Decay.

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Witnesses were Ann Gray and Maria Wills (who made her mark).

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