Mary McPherson

3 July 1767–12 May 1842 (Age 74)
Chatham, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary

When Mary McPherson was born on 3 July 1767, in Chatham, North Carolina, British Colonial America, her father, William McPherson, was 41 and her mother, Phoebe Passmore, was 33. She married Edward Stuart on 13 February 1787, in Orange, North Carolina, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 12 May 1842, in Fayette, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Edward Stuart
1767–1832
Mary McPherson
1767–1842
Marriage: 13 February 1787
George Stewart
1789–
Marthia Stewart
1791–
Mary Stewart
1791–
Samuel Dickey Stewart
1791–1849
Samuel Dicky Stewart
1791–1874
Nancy Violet Stewart
1794–1865
Sarah Stewart
1800–
Edward Ned Stewart
1800–1860
William John Stewart
1803–1887
John Stewart
1805–1889
Enoch Stewart
1806–1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1787
Orange, North Carolina, British Colonial America
children

(11)

    Male1789–Male

    Marthia Stewart

    Female1791–Female

    Mary Stewart

    Female1791–Female

    Male1791–1849Male

    Samuel Dicky Stewart

    Male1791–1874Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(18)

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 7

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 20

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain ‘son of the parson’ ( see Parsons ). This is the surname of various ecclesiastical families in Aberdeenshire and Argyll; it is also established in northern Ireland.

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

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