Mary Robinson

about 1817–1863 (Age 46)
Northville Cmtry, Northville,, NY

The Life of Mary

When Mary Robinson was born about 1817, her father, Issachar Robinson Jr., was 30 and her mother, Mary Pettenger, was 32. She married Christopher Walthart about 1837. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1850 and Northampton, Fulton, New York, United States in 1860. She died in 1863, at the age of 46, and was buried in Northville, Fulton, New York, United States.

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Christopher Walthart
Mary Robinson
Marriage: about 1837
Fidelia A Walthart
Mary J Walthart
Samuel J Walthart

Spouse and Children

    Christopher Walthart



about 1837


    Fidelia A Walthart


    Samuel J Walthart


    Mary J Walthart


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 10

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

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

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Walthart in household of C Walthart, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Walthart in household of Christopher Walthart, "United States Census, 1860"

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