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About Mary Fairfax (Sheffield)

The Peerage Lady Mary Sheffield was the daughter of Edmund Sheffield, 1st Earl of Mulgrave.1 She married Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, son of Thomas Fairfax, 1st Lord Fairfax of Cameron and Ellen Aske, in 1607.1 She died circa June 1619.1 She was buried on 4 June 1619. 1 Her married name became Fairfax.

Children of Lady Mary Sheffield and Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

1.Hon. Elizabeth Fairfax+

2.Hon. Ellen Fairfax1 d. 17 Mar 1671

3.Hon. Frances Fairfax1 d. 4 May 1649

4.Hon. Mary Fairfax1 d. Dec 1678

5.Hon. Dorothy Fairfax1 d. 7 Jun 1687

6.Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron+1 b. 17 Jan 1611/12, d. 12 Nov 1671

7.Hon. Charles Fairfax1 b. 22 Mar 1614/15, d. 7 Jul 1644

Citations 1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1373. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

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Mary Fairfax's Timeline

1588
1588
Butterwick, Lincolnshire, UK
1608
1608
Age 20
1612
January 17, 1612
Age 24
Denton, Yorkshire, England
December 13, 1612
Age 24
Grange, Yorkshire, England
1615
1615
Age 27
Bilbrough, Yorkshire, England
1619
May 31, 1619
Age 31
June 2, 1619
Age 31
West Yorkshire, UK
June 4, 1619
Age 31
1619
Age 31
Edonley, Yorkshire, England
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