Mary Melford

Last updated 23 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Father: Ralph Melford (? – ?)

Mother: Anne Clifford (? – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

periodical-samuel-levis-quaker-immigrant-1999: “Samuel Levis: Quaker Immigrant to Pennsylvania” by Leslie Mahler, journal article; The Genealogist, 13.1 (American Society of Genealogists: Spring 1999), pages 30-36, online home (https://fasg.org/the-genealogist/: accessed 31 Mar 2007)

Additional detail for reference: p. 33, (gen. 9, Ann Clifford).

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Mary Meringe).

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father

periodical-samuel-levis-quaker-immigrant-1999: “Samuel Levis: Quaker Immigrant to Pennsylvania” by Leslie Mahler, journal article; The Genealogist, 13.1 (American Society of Genealogists: Spring 1999), pages 30-36, online home (https://fasg.org/the-genealogist/: accessed 31 Mar 2007)

Additional detail for reference: p. 33, (gen. 9, Ann Clifford).

Comment: Source (citing Ralph Melford's will) identifies Mary Meringe as a daughter of Ralph Melford. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: George Wastneys (? – ?)

Married: ?

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

periodical-samuel-levis-quaker-immigrant-1999: “Samuel Levis: Quaker Immigrant to Pennsylvania” by Leslie Mahler, journal article; The Genealogist, 13.1 (American Society of Genealogists: Spring 1999), pages 30-36, online home (https://fasg.org/the-genealogist/: accessed 31 Mar 2007)

Additional detail for reference: p. 33, (gen. 9, Ann Clifford).

Comment: Source identifies Mary Melfford as the wife of George Wastnes.

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Child: John Wastneys (? – ?)

Child: Gervase Wastneys (? – ?)

Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Surname: This database uses Melford. This spelling is used in "Samuel Levis, Quaker Immigrant," as well as the alternate spelling Melfford. [periodical-samuel-levis-quaker-immigrant-1999]

FOLLOWUP

Prior to her marriage to George Wastnes, Mary was married to a husband with the surname Meringe. This is the surname by which she was identified in her father's will, dated 6 Jan 1546. [periodical-samuel-levis-quaker-immigrant-1999]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

periodical-samuel-levis-quaker-immigrant-1999: “Samuel Levis: Quaker Immigrant to Pennsylvania” by Leslie Mahler, journal article; The Genealogist, 13.1 (American Society of Genealogists: Spring 1999), pages 30-36, online home (https://fasg.org/the-genealogist/: accessed 31 Mar 2007)

Additional detail for reference: p. 33, (gen. 9, Ann Clifford).

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