Mary Matilda Sill

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

The Life Summary 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 Robbins Holcombe 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 Robbins Holcombe
Mary Matilda Sill
Marriage: 3 March 1851
Helen J. Holcombe
Mary Sill Holcombe
Jessie Freemont Holcombe
Effie Holcombe
Robbins Sill Holcombe
Annie Eliza Holcombe

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+1 More Child

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+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.
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.

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Sources (4)

  • 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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