Mary Matilda Sill

1 March 1827–10 April 1922 (Age 95)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary Matilda

When Mary Matilda Sill was born on 1 March 1827, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Henry Sill, was 40 and her mother, Almeda Marshall, was 39. She married Oliver R. Holcomb on 3 March 1851, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1880. She died on 10 April 1922, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Oliver R. Holcomb
1824–1907
Mary Matilda Sill
1827–1922
Marriage: 3 March 1851
Helen J. Holcombe
1851–1941
Mary Sill Holcombe
1854–1859
Jessie Freemont Holcombe
1856–1888
Effie Holcombe
1860–1891
Robbins Sill Holcombe
1862–1879
Annie Eliza Holcombe
1864–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 March 1851
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(6)

    Helen J. Holcombe

    Female1851–1941Female

    Mary Sill Holcombe

    Female1854–1859Female

    Female1856–1888Female

    Effie Holcombe

    Female1860–1891Female

    Robbins Sill Holcombe

    Male1862–1879Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 2

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1863

Age 36

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: from a medieval personal name, a short form of Silvester ( see Silvester ) or Silvanus ( see Silvano ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Holcombe in household of Oliver Holcombe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • M. M. in entry for Mary S. Holcomb, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Mary Sill in entry for Helen H Keefer, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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