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FAYLE, Mary 1821

  • Marriage: HOLLADAY, Henry in Mar 1746 in Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware Colony 1821
  • Died: 21 Jun 1797
  • Buried: Spring Mtg Cemetery, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States 873

bullet  Birth Notes:

Mary Fayle d/o William Fayle and Mary Edmundson.

bullet  Burial Notes:

Mary Fayle Holaday is buried at Spring Mtg Cemetery, tombstone shows d 6-21-1797, wife of Henry.


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. Story: William Edmundson. 1827 [Mary Fayle's maternal grandfather was William Edmundson, a noted Quaker leader. William married Margaret Stanford. William and Margaret's daughter Mary married William Fayle. William and Mary Fayle were parents of this Mary Fayle.]

William Edmundson was the founder and leader of Quakerism in Ireland. Birthyear 1627, deathyear 1712. He was one of Cromwell's soldiers. He was born in Little Musgrave, Westmoreland, England, the son of John and Grace Edmundson. His parents died when he was very young, and he was bound an apprentice in York to learn carpentry. He then joined "Parliament's Army", fought in the war between King and Parliament, and when that was over went to Scotland under Oliver Cromwell in 1650. In 1651 they engaged the Scotch army at Worcester. He was at the taking of the Isle of Man, then returned to Derbyshire. He married Margaret Stanford, of Bramley, Derbyshire, daughter of Thomas Stanford. They moved to Ireland on the recommendation of William's brother John, who was a soldier in Ireland. They landed in Dublin in 1652, then went to Antrim where William set up a shop. William returned to England in 1653 to get stock for the store, and attended a Quaker meeting with his eldest brother Thomas. He returned to Ireland, then moved in 1654 to Lurgan, County Armagh, where he set up another shop and took some land for grazing cattle. He, his wife, and his brother began holding Quaker meetings at his house that year -- the first Quaker Meetings in Ireland. William became a minister, and hosted several visiting Quakers from England, and began to establish more Meetings throughout the northern part of Ireland. At various times he was put in prison. He moved to County Cavan and founded Cavan Meeting. He was living at Rosinallis in 1690, when soldiers burst into his house and abusded his wife such that she died soon after. Margaret died in 1691, at the house of her son-in-law William Fayle, near Dublin. William and Margaret had at least two sons. William Edmundson married Mary Strangman on 10 1m 1697. She was from Mountmellick Meeting. He travelled to Europe and America. He died 31 6m 1712 (O.S.)

2. Religion: Quaker.


Mary married Henry HOLLADAY in Mar 1746 in Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware Colony.1821 (Henry HOLLADAY was born in Pennsylvania, United States, died on 9 Sep 1800 1238 and was buried in Spring Mtg Cemetery, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Notice, Mar 1746, Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States. 1821 Henry Holladay and Mary Fayle, or Faile, m Mar 1746 at Wilmington DE in the Old Swede's Church.

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