Mary Arnold

13 May 1793–6 March 1841 (Age 47)
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life 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 David 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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Family Time Line

David Whitman
1789–1855
Mary Arnold
1793–1841
Marriage: 1810
Minerva Alzina Whitman
1816–1861
Anson Whitman
1817–
Mary Whitman
1820–
George Anson Whitman
1818–1887
Phebe M. Whitman
1820–
Franklin Arnold Whitman
1820–1861
Anson Whitman
1825–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1810
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(7)

    Minerva Alzina Whitman

    Female1816–1861Female

    Anson Whitman

    Male1817–Male

    George Anson Whitman

    Male1818–1887Male

    Phebe M. Whitman

    Female1820–Female

    Mary Whitman

    Female1820–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

    Gorton Arnold

    Male1783–1859Male

    Benjamin Arnold

    Male1784–1870Male

    Female1786–1876Female

    Simon Arnold

    Male1787–1863Male

    Joseph Hopkins Arnold

    Male1789–1834Male

+10 More Children

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.
1808

Age 15

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, 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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  • Arnold Memorial pgs. 152-3

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