Mary "Polly" Estes

about 1780–
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Mary "Polly"

When Mary "Polly" Estes was born about 1780, in South Carolina, United States, her father, William Ellis Estes, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Evans, was 42. She married John T Carter about 1793, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Family Time Line

John T Carter
1774–1850
Mary "Polly" Estes
about 1780–
Marriage: about 1793
William Carter
about 1800–1859
Levi Sylvanus Carter
1804–1865
Blake Anderson Carter
about 1820–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1793Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (17)

    +12 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 1
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union
    Age 8
    On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
    1812
    Age 32
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English est ‘east’, denoting someone ‘from the east’ or someone living in the eastern part of a village or settlement. Today the name is still pronounced as two syllables, as it was in medieval times.History: This name was brought to New England by Matthew (1645–1723) and Richard (born 1647) Estes, sons of Robert and Dorothy Estes of Dover, England. Probably unconnected is the founder of the VA and TN family of this name, Benjamin Estes (born 1736 in VA; died 1811 in TN).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Eastes
    Estis
    Estus
    East

    Sources (1)

    • Mary E Carter in the Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915

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