Mary Ann "Polly" Dewitt

Female15 August 1778–31 July 1855

Brief Life History of Mary Ann "Polly"

When Mary Ann "Polly" Dewitt was born on 15 August 1778, in Sussex, New Jersey, United States, her father, Pieter Dewitt Jr., was 28 and her mother, Mary Predmore, was 28. She married George W Zabriskie on 31 March 1799, in Sussex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 31 July 1855, in McCutchenville, Tymochtee Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Dunn Cemetery, Tymochtee Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W Zabriskie
Mary Ann "Polly" Dewitt
Marriage: 31 March 1799
Mary Zabriskie
Peter D Zabriskie
Hannah Zabriskie
Anna Zabriskie
George L Zabriskie

Sources (2)

  • Mary Ann DeWilt Zabriskie, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Fowler, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1799Sussex, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    "Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 3

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 25

    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: nickname denoting someone with white or very fair hair, or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Middle Dutch witte + the definite article de.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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