Ann Mead

Female, b. circa 1686, d. circa 1709
     Ann Mead, daughter of George Mead and Hannah Hearne, was born circa 1686 and was baptized on 26 April 1686 at Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire.1

Ann was named as a beneficiary in the will of her father George Mead written on 17 October 1700. He intended that in the event of his death she should receive the sum of fifty pounds from his estate when she reached the age of twentyone.2 George died on 22 March 1708 but Ann was unable to enjoy her inheritance as she was to pass away at an early age, dying before her father's will was proved. She was buried on 25 January 1709 at Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire.3


  1. [S91] Microfilm of the Parish Registers of Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, 1654 to 1712 (Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. Reference: D/P 98 1/2, reel 94). "1686 ... Ann daughter of George & Hannah Mead was Bpt. - Apr:26 ...". [HRTPAR].
  2. [S79] Will of George Mead, yeoman of Sawbridgeworth, dated 17 October 1700, proved 25 February 1708/1709 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. (The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England. Reference: PROB11/508). [DOC0010/WIL0009].
  3. [S91] Parish Registers of Sawbridgeworth, 1654 to 1712.