Mary Rawson

about 1784–
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Rawson was born about 1784, in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, David Rawson Sr., was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Adams, was 26. She married James Pugh on 7 January 1810, in Wood, Virginia, United States.

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James Pugh
Mary Rawson
Marriage: 7 January 1810

Spouse and Children

7 January 1810
Wood, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 35

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): patronymic from Raw 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Lawson in entry for James Pugh, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"
  • Mary Rawson in entry for James Pugh, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"
  • Mary Rawson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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