Maria Harley

25 July 1773–16 March 1853 (Age 79)
Salford, Upper Salford Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Harley was born on 25 July 1773, in Salford, Upper Salford Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Rudolph Becker Harley III, was 24 and her mother, Barbara Bach, was 22. She married David Grubb on 7 June 1792. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in North Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 16 March 1853, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, East Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Grubb
Maria Harley
Marriage: 7 June 1792
Rudolf Grubb
Abraham Grubb
Mary Grubb
Isaac Grubb
Peter Grubb
Samuel Grubb
Hana Grubb
Moses Grubb
Beke Grubb
Rebecca Grubb

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1792
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 3
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 21
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places called Harley (Shropshire, Yorkshire). The Shropshire placename derives from Old English hær ‘rock, heap of stones’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Yorkshire placename derives from Old English hara ‘hare’ or hær + hlāw ‘mound, hill’, later replaced by lēah.Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarghaile ‘descendant of Earghal’, a variant of the personal name Fearghal without the initial F-. This name has also become Herley and Hurley . Compare Arrell and Harrell .Scottish (Fife): habitational name from any of several places called Harlaw in Midlothian, Peeblesshire, and Berwickshire, named in Older Scots with hare ‘gray’ + law ‘hill’.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Mary Grubb in entry for Hannah Grubb, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Mary Grubb in household of David Grubb, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary in entry for David Grubb, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"

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