Mary Polly Yates

13 August 1782–1829 (Age 46)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Yates was born on 13 August 1782, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Hamilton Yeates, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Chandler, was 22. She married Thomas Hall on 26 November 1798, in Halifax, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1829, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hall
1777–1853
Mary Polly Yates
1782–1829
Marriage: 26 November 1798
Susan Hall
1804–
Thomas R Hall
1808–1853
Mary Hall
1806–
Hall
1808–
Hall
1814–
Chloe Hall
1817–
Mildred Hall
1819–
Sarah A. Hall
1822–
Hall
1824–
Alexus Thomas Hall
1827–1883
Gilderoy Yates Hall
1829–1891

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Hall

    Male1777–1853Male

    Female1782–1829Female

MARRIAGE
26 November 1798
Halifax, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    Female1804–Female

    Female1806–Female

    Thomas R Hall

    Male1808–1853Male

    Female1808–Female

    Male1814–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(18)

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 6

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a walled town, or a metonymic occupational name for a gatekeeper.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Polley Yeates, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Polly in entry for Gilderay Y. Hall and Wilmath Lacks, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Mary in entry for A. T. Hall and S. E. Covington, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

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