Mary Arnold

Female13 May 1793–6 March 1841

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Arnold was born on 13 May 1793, in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, her father, George Arnold, was 38 and her mother, Mary Hopkins, was 32. She married Daniel Whitman in 1810, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 6 March 1841, in Venice, Cayuga, New York, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Genoa Rural Cemetery, Genoa, Cayuga, New York, United States.

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Daniel Whitman
Mary Arnold
Marriage: 1810
Minerva Alzina Whitman
Anson Whitman
Mary Whitman
George Anson Whitman
Phebe M. Whitman
Franklin Arnold Whitman
Anson Whitman

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  • Arnold Memorial pgs. 152-3

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1810Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 4

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.


    Age 15

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, German, Dutch, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Arnwald (Middle English Arnold, Old French Arnaut), composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule, power’. This name was introduced to Britain by the Normans.

    English: habitational name from either of two places called Arnold in Nottinghamshire and East Yorkshire, from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + halh ‘nook’.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name (see 1 above), at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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