Mary Royce

25 March 1789–30 October 1853 (Age 64)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Royce was born on 25 March 1789, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ephraim Royce, was 44 and her mother, Abigail Smith, was 36. She married Amos A Webster Jr on 3 November 1807, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 30 October 1853, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Amos A Webster Jr
Mary Royce
Marriage: 3 November 1807
Abigail Smith Webster
William Andrus Webster
Mary Webster
Henry Webster
Caroline Elizabeth Webster

Spouse and Children

3 November 1807
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Abigail Smith




    Chancey Royce


    Abigail Royce



World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 13

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 19

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the medieval female personal name Royse, also found in the spelling Rose and popularly associated with the flower, but in fact originally from a Germanic personal name. This is recorded in Domesday Book in the form Rothais and is composed of the elements hrōd ‘renown’ + haid(is) ‘kind’, ‘sort’.2 Americanized spelling of German Reuss .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary in entry for Abigail Smith Webster, "Massachusetts Town Births Index, ca. 1630-1905"
  • Mary in entry for Abigail Smith Webster, "Massachusetts Town Births Index, ca. 1630-1905"
  • Mary in entry for Abigail Smith Webster, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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