Mary McCormick

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

The Life of Mary

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

Spouse and Children

1 June 1832
Pennsylvania, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles McCormick


    Elizabeth Irvin




    Alfred McCormick


    William S McCormick


    John N Mc Cormick



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. 
1836 · The Treaty of the Cedars

Age 19

Treaty of the Cedars was concluded on the Fox River on September 3, 1836. The Menominee Nation ceded nearly 4 million acres of land for the following items every year for twenty years: $3,000 worth of food provisions, 2,000 lbs. of tobacco, 30 barrels of salt, agricultural supplies, and $500 per year.

Age 29

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cormaic ‘son of Cormac’, a personal name composed of the elements 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 (3)

  • 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 household of James Patten, "United States Census, 1860"

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