Mary Erwin

1783–1840 (Age 57)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Erwin was born in 1783, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph Erwin, was 26 and her mother, Mary Curry, was 22. She married James D Hamilton on 18 November 1806. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Albany, Albany, New York, United States in 1855. She died in 1840, in Back Creek, Highland, Virginia, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

James D Hamilton
1786–1872
Mary Erwin
1783–1840
Marriage: 18 November 1806
Mary Jane Hamilton
1807–1866
Elizabeth E Hamilton
1812–1857
Anna B. Hamilton
1815–1872
Judith D Hamilton
1815–
Alice Hamilton
1814–
Gawen Hamilton
1816–1897
Nancy Conley Hamilton
1823–1880
Rachel P. Hamilton
1824–
Charles D. Hamilton
1826–
Joseph Hamilton
1832–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 November 1806
children

(10)

    Mary Jane Hamilton

    Female1807–1866Female

    Female1812–1857Female

    Alice Hamilton

    Female1814–Female

    Female1815–1872Female

    Judith D Hamilton

    Female1815–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Erwin

    Male1757–Male

    Mary Curry

    Female1761–1820Female

siblings

(4)

    Elizabeth Erwin

    Female1773–1860Female

    Female1783–1840Female

    Martha Erwin

    Female1787–1858Female

    Female1789–1857Female

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 0

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 5

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 17

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 Scottish, English, and Irish: variant of Irvin .2 German: from the personal name Erwin, from Herwin, a compound of Old High German heri ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Hamilton in household of James Hamilton, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Polly Erwin, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Erwin -

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