Mary Phelps

4 October 1792–3 December 1811 (Age 19)
Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Phelps was born on 4 October 1792, in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jared Phelps , Sr., was 31 and her mother, Rowena Fuller, was 27. She died on 3 December 1811, in Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 19.

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Family Time Line

Jared Phelps , Sr.
Rowena Fuller
Rowana Phelps
John Phelps
Rebecca Rowena Phelps
Jared Phelps Jr.
Ralph Phelps
Mary Phelps
Sarah Phelps
Augustus Phelps
Wealthy Phelps
William Phelps
Henry Phelps

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 10

"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."

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Phelps, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Phelps -

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