Mary White

20 October 1788–16 December 1824 (Age 36)
Rome, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary White was born on 20 October 1788, in Rome, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, John White, was 22 and her mother, Chloe Smith, was 21. She married Tilness Hawley on 13 April 1820. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 16 December 1824, in Martinsburg, Lewis, New York, United States, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Tilness Hawley
1797–1883
Mary White
1788–1824
Marriage: 13 April 1820
Mary Lucretia Hawley
1821–1885
Francis Hawley
1823–1897

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 April 1820
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1766–1838Male

    Chloe Smith

    Female1767–1842Female

siblings

(9)

    Female1788–1824Female

    Dan White

    Male1789–1863Male

    Gordon White

    Male1791–Male

    Benjamin White

    Male1792–1796Male

    Ralph White

    Male1794–1824Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 9

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 12

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwīt(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight .2 Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas ( see Bialas ), etc.

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

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