Mary Temperance Finn

Femaleabout 1847–14 September 1927

Brief Life History of Mary Temperance

When Mary Temperance Finn was born about 1847, in Benton Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Sidney B Finn, was 32 and her mother, Caroline Van Fleet, was 32. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Amasa Wells Carmer. She lived in Lenox Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Oswayo Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 14 September 1927, in Snohomish, Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Snohomish, Washington, United States.

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Amasa Wells Carmer
Mary Temperance Finn
Pansey F Carmer
Thurman James Carmer
Smith Steele Carmer

Sources (10)

  • Temperance Finn in household of Caroline Finn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Temperance Firm in entry for Thurman James Carmer and Eliza Estes, "Canada, British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
  • Temperence Finn or Ferris in household of Sidney Finn or Ferris, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (8)


Age 12

Historic Boundaries 1859: Island, Washington Territory, United States 1861: Snohomish, Washington Territory, United States 1889: Snohomish, Washington, United States


Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Aidan, Bridie, Brigid, Declan, Dierdra, Eoin, Keelin, Maeve, Niall, Seamus.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Finn ‘descendant of Fionn’, a byname meaning ‘white’ or ‘fair-haired’; it is often found Anglicized as White . This name is borne by several families in the west of Ireland.

English and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name Fin(n) (Old Norse Finnr, Fin, originally ‘Finn’), used both as a byname and as a short form of various compound names with this first element.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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