Mary Polly Blevins

about 1824–after 1880 (Age 56)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Blevins was born about 1824, in Kentucky, United States, her father, John Daniel Blevins, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Klinginsmith, was 29. She married Jeremiah Brewer about 1841, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Harlan, Harlan, Kentucky, United States in 1850. She died after 1880, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Brewer
Mary Polly Blevins
Marriage: about 1841
Liverno Brewer
Silverman Brewer
Sarah Brewer
Kissiah Brewer
Sally Brewer
Moses Brewer
Cordelia Brewer
Mary Brewer
Levina Brewer

Spouse and Children

about 1841
Harlan, Kentucky, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Daniel Blevins


    Elizabeth Klinginsmith





    Elizabeth Blevins


World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 6

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Ble(i)ddyn ( see Blethen ), with the addition of the English patronymic suffix -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Polly Brewer in household of Jeremiah Brewer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Bruer in household of Jerry Bruer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Brewer in household of Jerry Brewer, "United States Census, 1870"

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