Mary McCormick

31 December 1817–23 April 1907 (Age 89)
Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary McCormick was born on 31 December 1817, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles McCormick, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Irvin, was 27. She married James Griffin Patton on 1 June 1832, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Magnolia, Rock, Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Spring Valley, Rock, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. She died on 23 April 1907, in Brodhead, Green, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Orfordville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Griffin Patton
Mary McCormick
Marriage: 1 June 1832
John W Patton
Elizabeth Patton
Albertson Patton
Alexander Patton
Wesley W. Patton
Byron M. Patton
Garrett J Patton
Albertson Patton
James Markus Patton
Mary Josephine Patton
Florence May Patton

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  • Marriage
    1 June 1832Pennsylvania, United States
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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. 
    Age 12
    American settlers began mining the Wisconsin Territory in the early 1800's. The lead ore in the territory had largely been mined previously by American Indians. By 1829, nearly 4,000 miners had moved to Wisconsin Territory. The miners became known as badgers as they burrowed into hillsides for shelter. The name eventually represented the state and Wisconsin is now known as the Badger State. (Wisconsin Historical Society: Lead Mining in Southwestern Wisconsin)
    Age 29
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cormaic ‘son of Cormac’, a personal name based on corb ‘raven’ + mac ‘son’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    FARM RIDGE: History of La Salle County, Illinois: by Hoffman pages 189-191

    History of La Salle County, Illinois : by Hoffman, U. J. (Urias John), b. 1855 Publication date 1906 Publisher Chicago : S.J. Clarke Pub. Co. Collection allen_county; americana Digitizing sponsor Int …

    Sources (11)

    • Mary Patton in household of James Patton, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Patton in household of James Patton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Patten in entry for Byron Patten and Laura Stewart, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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