Mary Smith Wing

Female28 September 1807–4 January 1887

Brief Life History of Mary Smith

When Mary Smith Wing was born on 28 September 1807, in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Bachelor Wing, was 31 and her mother, Mary Smith, was 30. She married Jacob B Emery on 20 October 1824, in West Salem, Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and West Salem, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 4 January 1887, in West Salem, Congress Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in West Salem, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Jacob B Emery
Mary Smith Wing
Marriage: 20 October 1824
(Son) Emery
Elbridge G. Emery
Persis Emery
Theresa Emery
Cyrus B Emery
Percie Emery
Henry J Emery
Angeline D Emery
Elisabeth B Emory

Sources (12)

  • Mary S Emery in household of Jacob Emery, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Smith Wing, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Mary S. Emery, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1824West Salem, Wayne, Ohio, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1810 · Change of capital city

    Age 3

    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 23

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Weng (Old West Scandinavian Wenge, perhaps originally a nickname from vengi ‘pillow, cushion’).

    English and Scottish: habitational name from either Wing in Buckinghamshire or Wing in Rutland. The Buckinghamshire placename probably means ‘the people of Wiwa’, from an Old English personal name Wiwa + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas. The Rutland placename and probably derives from Old Norse vengi ‘field’.

    Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 榮, see Rong 4.

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

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