Mary St. John

Female6 December 1795–September 1880

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary St. John was born on 6 December 1795, in Greenfield, Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, Samuel St. John Sr, was 11792 and her mother, Thankful Lockwood, was 31. She married Jeremiah Colvin in 1824, in Cussewago Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Cussewago Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died in September 1880, in Hayfield Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Colvin
Mary St. John
Marriage: 1824
Alva Jerimiah Colvin
Amelia Colvin
about 1833–
Alvah Colvin
about 1835–
Seymore A Colvin
Almer H Colvin
Louisa Mary Colvin
Julia Colvin
Amos Thomas Colvin
Catherine Colvin
Byron N. Colvin

Sources (3)

  • Mary Colvin in household of Jeremiah Colvin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary St John, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • government record, census 1850

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1824Cussewago Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 5

    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.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries 1800: Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 24

    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. 

    Name Meaning

    Americanized spelling of French St . Denis .

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

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