Mary Toothaker

Female10 June 1796–17 August 1879

Brief Life History 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 25. 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 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

Sources (27)

  • Mary Card in household of John Silver, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Card, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary in entry for Albert Card, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1822Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    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.


    Age 10

    Oldest Grave seen in Memorials list

    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 form 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.

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