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Mary Lacy (Miles)

Also Known As: "3rd wife", "Mary Blackburn", "Mary Miles Cooke", "widow Cooke"
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Birthplace: Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1716 (70-71)
Surry, Sussex County, Virginia, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Surry, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Miles and Unknown Woodard Miles
Wife of William ‘the Immigrant’ Cooke and Robert Lacey

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About Mary Lacy

Note: Mary Miles and William had three children after marrying in Surry County, Virginia on 10 Apr 1665 when William was 52. They were Mary (1665-?) Sarah (1667-?) and Ann (1669-?.)

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"Frances Cooke, daughter of William Cooke, Sr. married _____ Persons, ancestor of a subsequent governor of Alabama. Since Mary, the third wife of William Cooke, Sr., who married Robert Lacy after the death of William, named "Francis Parsons" as a legatee of her will in 1715, perhaps she was the mother of Frances Cooke Person." [LEAVES OF A STUNTED SHRUB, by William G Scroggins, Vol One, p.180]

Excerpt from the will of Mary Lacy (Lacey) was dated "3 day 7th month called Sept. 1715" and proved on 19 December 1716:

Lacey, Mary: Leg. - To husband, Robert Lacey's couzens in England...Bequests to Mary Bayley, Sarah Griffin, Francis Parsons, Ann Edwards and to Elizabeth Griffin, daughter of John Griffin. Friends, Samuell Cornwell who is also the Exer. Wit: James Griffin, Rob. Griffin. [Ibid., p. ?]


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Mary Lacy's Timeline

1645
1645
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
1716
1716
Age 71
Surry, Sussex County, Virginia, Colonial America
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Surry, Virginia, United States