Mary Prickett

16 May 1809–
Franklin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Prickett was born on 16 May 1809, in Franklin, Georgia, United States, her father, Joel Prickett, was 21 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Dobbs, was 16. She married James M Baxter Jr. on 12 June 1828, in Meriwether, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in Limestone, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James M Baxter Jr.
1810–1876
Mary Prickett
1809–
Marriage: 12 June 1828
Martha Catherine Baxter
1832–

Spouse and Children

    James M Baxter Jr.

    Male1810–1876Male

    Female1809–Female

MARRIAGE
12 June 1828
Meriwether, Georgia, United States
children

(1)

    Martha Catherine Baxter

    Female1832–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Joel Prickett

    Male1787–1860Male

    Mary Elizabeth Dobbs

    Female1792–1832Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1811 · The Savannah Riots

Age 2

A barroom brawl in Savannah on Tuesday, November 12, 1811, had international impact. An American seaman boasted of having joined the crew of a French vessel, likely named La Vengeance. Others became upset at the idea of the American joining a foreign nation and a brawl erupted. The county coroner asked for peace but was beaten with clubs. A second clash occurred the following day when French sailors attacked five American seaman. A day after the second attack, twenty French sailors attacked six Americans. Four of them escaped but two were beaten and stabbed. Jacob Taylor died on the scene and a rigger named Collins died the following day. By Friday, a full scale riot erupted when the French crewmen arrested on murder charges were released. Many were arrested and French ships La Vengeance and La Franchise were burned. In the end, the incident caused disruptions in French-American relations and affected shipping and trade.
1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1846

Age 37

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant of Pritchett . 2. nickname from Middle English priket, a buck in its second year.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Mary Rickett, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Mary Rickett, "Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967"

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