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Mary Bernard (Woolhouse)

Also Known As: "Barnard"
Birthdate: (26)
Birthplace: St Magnus Par, London Bridge, Middlesex, England
Death: 1586 (21-29)
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Anthony Woolhouse and Millicent Woolhouse
Wife of Francis Bernard, III
Mother of Sir Robert Bernard, MP, 1st Baronet and Colonel William Bernard
Sister of Elizabeth Bernard

Managed by: Bryan Anthony Moore
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About Mary Bernard

Mary Woolhouse married Francis Bernard, Esq., son of Francis Bernard, Esq. and Alice Haselwood, circa 1598 at of London, Middlesex, England; They had 4 sons (Sir Robert, 1st Baronet; John; James; & Col. William).1,2,3


  • Father Anthony Woolhouse, Gent.1,2,3 b. c 1534
  • Mother Millicent Strelley1,2,3 b. c 1538
  • spouse Francis Bernard, Esq. b. 1558, d. 21 Nov 1630


  1. Col. William Bernard+1,2,3 b. c 1603, d. 31 Mar 1665


  1. [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 103.
  2. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 187.
  3. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 345.

Ancestor of Helen Keller, American author and activist

son: William Bernard (1603-1665)

dau: Elizabeth Bernard (1664-1710)

dau: Elizabeth Todd (1686-1797)

son: Bernard Moore (1718-1776)

son: Alexander Spotswood Moore (1763-1799)

dau: Mary Fairfax Moore (1796-1875)

son: Arthur Helnly Keller (1836-1896)

dau: Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968)

Mary Woolhouse Barnard

Ancestor of Lucy Ware Webb Hayes, First Lady of the United States: Lucy Ware Webb Hayes convinced her husband, Rutherford B. Hayes, to fight in the Union army and to oppose slavery. He later became an influential part of the abolitionist cause.

son: William Bernard (1603-1665)

dau: Elizabeth Bernard (1664-1710)

son: Christopher Todd (1690-1743)

son: James Todd (1720-1814)

dau: Virginia Catherine Todd (1750-)

dau: Lucy Ware (1773-1833)

son: James Webb (1795-1831)

dau: Lucy Ware Webb Hayes (1831-1889)

Ancestor of Lilian Gish: American Actress Lillian Diana de Guiche, or Lillian Gish, is known as the "first lady of the silent screen" and starred in many silent films including The Birth of a Nation and The Scarlet Letter. Her career spanned over 75 years and countless television and film appearances.

son: Francis Barnard (1617-1698)

son: Joseph Barnard (1641-1695)

son: Ebenezer Barnard (1696-1764)

son: Salah Barnard (1725-1795)

son: Lemuel Barnard (1785-1875)

dau: Emily Ward Barnard (1820-1910)

dau: Elizabeth Ellen Robinson (1851-1881)

dau: Mary Robinson McConnell (1875-1948)

dau: Lillian Gish (1893-1993)

Mary Woolhouse Barnard: Ancestor of Mae West:

son: William Bernard (1603-1665)

dau: Elizabeth Bernard (1664-1710)

dau: Elizabeth Todd (1686-1797)

son: George Seaton (1711-1750)

dau: Elizabeth Seaton (1730-1812)

son: John West (1760-1818)

son: David West (1830-)

son: Joseph West (1857-)

son: John Patrick West (1875-)

dau: Mae West (1893-1980)

Ancestor of Howard Hughes. American Aviator. Howard Hughes was famous for his multiple air speed records. He also produced the films "Hells Angels" and "The Outlaw".

son: Bartholomew Barnard (1591-1647)

son: Bartholomew Barnard (1627-1698)

dau: Mary Barnard (1648-1670)

son: John Bunch (1665-1729)

son: Henry Bunch (1690-1775)

dau: Susannah Bunch (1735-1778)

son: Winburn Summerlin (1762-1842)

son: Thomas Davis Summerlin (1797-1860)

dau: Jean Amelia Summerlin (1843-1928)

son: Howard Robard Hughes (1869-1924)

son: Howard Hughes (1905-1976)

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St Magnus Par, London Bridge, Middlesex, England
Age 26
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Age 26
Northamptonshire, UK
Age 26
Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire, England