Mary McCormick

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary McCormick was born on 31 December 1817, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles McCormick, was 37 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

Sources (11)

  • Mary Patton in household of James Patton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary McCormick Patton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Patton in entry for James G. Patton, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 


Historical Boundaries: 1836: Green, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1848: Green, Wisconsin, United States


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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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 …

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