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
1781–1862
Mary Royce
1789–1853
Marriage: 3 November 1807
Abigail Smith Webster
1810–1895
William Andrus Webster
1814–
Mary Webster
1815–1905
Henry Webster
1821–1886
Caroline Elizabeth Webster
1828–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 November 1807
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1744–1790Male

    Abigail Smith

    Female1752–1838Female

siblings

(3)

    Chancey Royce

    Male1781–Male

    Abigail Royce

    Female1783–Female

    Female1789–1853Female

World Events (8)

1791

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."
1808

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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