Meurs of Tilburg, Noord Brabant, Netherlands » Mary Johns (1775-????)

Personal data Mary Johns 

Ancestors (and descendant) of Mary Johns

William Johns
John Ball
Stephen John
Julianne Ball

Mary Johns


James Ball
± 1775-????

Household of Mary Johns

She is married to James Ball.

on August 30, 1797 at Veryan, Cornwall, England, she was 22 years old.

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Historical context

  • The temperature on April 18, 1775 was about 8.0 °C. There was 22 mm of rainWind direction mainly west-northwest. Weather type: zeer betrokken. Special wheather fenomena: wat dauw. Source: KNMI
  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • In the year 1775: Source: Wikipedia
    • March 8 » An anonymous writer, thought by some to be Thomas Paine, publishes "African Slavery in America", the first article in the American colonies calling for the emancipation of slaves and the abolition of slavery.
    • April 14 » The first abolition society in North America is established. The Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage is organized in Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rush.
    • April 18 » American Revolution: The British advancement by sea begins; Paul Revere and other riders warn the countryside of the troop movements.
    • June 12 » American Revolution: British general Thomas Gage declares martial law in Massachusetts. The British offer a pardon to all colonists who lay down their arms. There would be only two exceptions to the amnesty: Samuel Adams and John Hancock, if captured, were to be hanged.
    • July 8 » The Olive Branch Petition is signed by the Continental Congress of the Thirteen Colonies of North America.
    • October 13 » The Continental Congress establishes the Continental Navy (predecessor of the United States Navy).

  • The temperature on August 30, 1797 was about 17.0 °C. Wind direction mainly south-southwest. Weather type: omtrent helder. Source: KNMI
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    De Republiek der Verenigde Nederlanden werd in 1794-1795 door de Fransen veroverd onder leiding van bevelhebber Charles Pichegru (geholpen door de Nederlander Herman Willem Daendels); de verovering werd vergemakkelijkt door het dichtvriezen van de Waterlinie; Willem V moest op 18 januari 1795 uitwijken naar Engeland (en van daaruit in 1801 naar Duitsland); de patriotten namen de macht over van de aristocratische regenten en proclameerden de Bataafsche Republiek; op 16 mei 1795 werd het Haags Verdrag gesloten, waarmee ons land een vazalstaat werd van Frankrijk; in 3.1796 kwam er een Nationale Vergadering; in 1798 pleegde Daendels een staatsgreep, die de unitarissen aan de macht bracht; er kwam een nieuwe grondwet, die een Vertegenwoordigend Lichaam (met een Eerste en Tweede Kamer) instelde en als regering een Directoire; in 1799 sloeg Daendels bij Castricum een Brits-Russische invasie af; in 1801 kwam er een nieuwe grondwet; bij de Vrede van Amiens (1802) kreeg ons land van Engeland zijn koloniën terug (behalve Ceylon); na de grondwetswijziging van 1805 kwam er een raadpensionaris als eenhoofdig gezag, namelijk Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck (van 31 oktober 1761 tot 25 maart 1825).
  • In the year 1797: Source: Wikipedia
    • February 14 » French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Cape St. Vincent: John Jervis, (later 1st Earl of St Vincent) and Horatio Nelson (later 1st Viscount Nelson) lead the British Royal Navy to victory over a Spanish fleet in action near Gibraltar.
    • February 21 » A force of 1,400 French soldiers invaded Britain at Fishguard in support of the Society of United Irishmen. They were defeated by 500 British reservists.
    • February 22 » The last Invasion of Britain begins near Fishguard, Wales.
    • March 16 » French Revolutionary Wars: An Austrian column is defeated by the French in the Battle of Valvasone.
    • April 17 » Citizens of Verona begin an unsuccessful eight-day rebellion against the French occupying forces.
    • April 17 » Sir Ralph Abercromby attacks San Juan, Puerto Rico, in what would be one of the largest invasions of the Spanish territories in the Americas.


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Denis O'Riordan And Peter Meurs, "Meurs of Tilburg, Noord Brabant, Netherlands", database, Genealogy Online ( : accessed September 26, 2021), "Mary Johns (1775-????)".