A transcription of obituary published in the Primitive Methodist Magazine by H is attached.
Mary was born on 7 November 1810 at Clodock, Herefordshire, to parents James and Elizabeth. She was baptised on 15 November 1812 at Clodock. Her brother, Henry, was a PM minister.
She married William Towler (d1846) in June 1830. The passenger list of arrivals in New York identifies seven children.
- William Henry (1832-1856)
- James Phillips (b abt1836) – a merchant at Artemesia, Grey Canada West(1861)
- Mary Ann (b abt1838)
- Thomas Proctor (b1839)
- John Petty (b1841)
- Samuel Phillips (b1843)
- Charles (1845-1928) – died in Ontario, Canada
Mary died on 27 July 1870 at Darlington, Co. Durham.
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1871/309
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