Mary Toothaker

10 June 1796–17 August 1879 (Age 83)
Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Toothaker was born on 10 June 1796, in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States, her father, John Toothaker, was 31 and her mother, Sarah or Sally Bradbury, was 24. She married Joel Card Jr on 14 July 1822, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bowdoinham, Lincoln, Maine, United States in 1850 and Maine, United States in 1870. She died on 17 August 1879, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ridge Road Cemetery, Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Card Jr
Mary Toothaker
Marriage: 14 July 1822
Margery Card
George Washington Card
Joel Card
Huldah Soule Card
Otis Jewel Card
Francis Whittlemore Card
Nicholas Card
Simeon Card
Albert Card

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+4 More Children

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 4
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.
1804 · Whitehead Light
Age 8
In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 23
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

Altered spelling of Swiss German Totenacher, a habitational name (recorded in Konstanz in the 14th century) for someone from Todtnacht in Thurgau, Switzerland.

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

Sources (27)

  • Mary Card in household of John Silver, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Card, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Toothaker in entry for Huldah S Silver, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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