Mary Yocom

29 May 1755–about 1835 (Age 79)
Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Yocom was born on 29 May 1755, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Yocom, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Jones, was 31. She married Jonathan Josiah Bell on 23 November 1773, in Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died about 1835, at the age of 80.

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Jonathan Josiah Bell
Mary Yocom
Marriage: 23 November 1773
Margaret Bell
Mary Bell
Isaiah Bell
Hannah Bell
Henry Bell
Charles Yocom Bell
John Bell
Peter Bell

Spouse and Children

23 November 1773
Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America


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World Events (6)


Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 21

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 45

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Joachim .

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

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