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Martha Wills (abt. 1764 - abt. 1840)

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Martha Wills aka Preston
Born about [location unknown]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 13 Oct 1784 in Tedburn St Mary, Devon, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in St Thomas, Devon, Englandmap
Profile last modified 21 Jul 2019 | Created 12 Aug 2018
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The Birth Date is a rough estimate. See the text for details.


John Preston married Martha Wills on 13 Oct 1784 at Tedburn St Mary, Devon.[1]

Martha Preston died in the Jan-Mar quarter 1840 at St Thomas, Devon.[2]


  1. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), John Preston and Martha Wills, 13 Oct 1784; citing Tedburn Saint Mary,Devon,England, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 917,537.
    Name John Preston
    Spouse's Name Martha Wills
    Event Date 13 Oct 1784
    Event Place Tedburn Saint Mary, Devon, England
  2. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 31 December 2014), Martha Preston, 1840; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Death, St. Thomas, Devon, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
    Name Martha Preston
    Event Type Death
    Registration Quarter Jan-Feb-Mar
    Registration Year 1840
    Registration District St. Thomas
    County Devon
    Event Place St. Thomas, Devon, England
    Volume 10, Page 162, Affiliate Line Number 21

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