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Mary Cox


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   11408 1.0 Mary Coxfemale
It looks as if Mary's mother died giving birth to her. Mary was buried 9 days after her mother. Bishop's Transcript for 1729/30 shows Mary's burial again, giving the date as 27th Mar 1729, reading 'Mary of William Cox Widower Affidavit Mar: 29th'
11101 Father: William Cox   b. before 1699 at Desborough   bur. 19 Dec 1763 at St Giles, Desborough
11102 Mother: Mary [not known]   b. before 1699   bur. 15 Mar 1728/ 29 at St Giles, Desborough
Baptism: 15 Mar 1728/29 at Desborough (source reads 'Mary the Daughter of William Cox')Bp Transcripts Desb
Burial: 24 Mar 1728/29, aged c. 9d, at St Giles, Desborough (source reads 'Mary the Daughter of Wm Cox Affidavit made March 29')Bp Transcripts Desb




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