Mary Braden

November 1766–1 September 1853 (Age 86)
Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Braden was born in November 1766, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, Edward Braden, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Erwin, was 34. She married George Anderson on 12 February 1789, in Ft Defiance, Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Augusta Parish, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 1 September 1853, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Spring Hill, Augusta, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Anderson
1758–1814
Mary Braden
1766–1853
Marriage: 12 February 1789
Elizabeth Rebecca Anderson
1790–1865
Andrew Anderson
1791–1846
Henry Anderson
1791–
William Anderson
1792–1855
Edward Breeden Anderson
1794–1862
Benjamin Franklin Anderson
1794–1876
Sarah Anderson
1795–1870
John Anderson
1796–1846
Tennison B Anderson
1799–1874
Martha Anderson
1800–1837
Rebecca Anderson
1803–
Alexander Anderson
1805–1886
Mary Anderson
1807–1855
Ann Anderson
1809–1891

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1789Ft Defiance, Augusta, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 10
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
    Age 14
    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
    1789
    Age 23
    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 4760;2007: 9858; 2010: 13603)Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. The Gaelic name was sometimes translated into English as Salmon or Fisher .English: perhaps a habitational name from Broadham, in Singleton (Sussex), named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + hamm ‘water meadow’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Salmon
    Broaden
    Breden
    Breeden

    Sources (14)

    • Mary Anderson in household of Alexander Anderson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Bredon, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
    • Mary Anderson in entry for Ann Grover, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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