In the JENNINGS family of Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England, there are 2 Mary JENNINGS born & baptised 1805/1806, and to date, we have been unable to definitively state which one is which:
Mary Jennings who married Thomas Hawkins
& Mary Jennings who married John Stone.
A FreeSpace page has been set up to outline details of research & our conclusions to date: The Mary JENNINGS Quandary.
If anyone is willing to take on this challenge, we would be delighted with any assistance, suggestions or comments to help solve the puzzle.
in the England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
Ancestry.com. England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data: England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
Source Citation: Class: RG 9; Piece: 807; Folio: 89; Page: 15; GSU roll: 542704
Ancestry.com. 1861 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1770; Folio: 544; Page: 5; GSU roll: 207416
Ancestry.com. 1851 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Original Data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851.
you have on the free space page
The burial register entries for both Mary's revealed they died in Workhouses, so the names of the informants on their Death registrations would not have been family members."
an image of the asylum record is on Ancestry
the Mary Hawkins in the asylum was committed by her son, Rev Henry Hawkins and she died October 24 1873
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.Original data - Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. Londo