We don't know much about Mary, but she might have been part of Rev. Hooker's groups that left Braintree, Entland in 1633 and traveled to Boston. That group then left to settle Hartford CT in 1636. Around 1640 is when she apparently married Richard Risley (1612-1648), one of the town founders who is listed on Hartford Founders Monument.
Is Mary Arnold any relation to John Arnold who is also listed on Hartford Founders Monument?
Marriage & Family
Richard was married probably in 1640 to Mary Arnold, who was born in England. They had three children.
|Sarah Risley (1641-1658)|
|Samuel Risley (1645-1670)|
|Richard Risley (1648-1728)||8 February 1648 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut||27 October 1728 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut||Rebecca Adams (1658-1726)|
- The Risley Family History - Free on Google Books (publ Grafton Press in 1909) - Pg 33-39 -
- Richard Risley List of Famous Descendants