Mary "Polly" Sober

22 January 1790–
Woodbridge Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Mary "Polly"

When Mary "Polly" Sober was born on 22 January 1790, in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, her father, Jonathan Soper Sober, was 31 and her mother, Huldah Jane Manning, was 23. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with John Olds Jr..

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Family Time Line

John Olds Jr.
1787–1875
Mary "Polly" Sober
1790–
Stephen Olds
1820–1904
William Van Ransler Olds
1824–1907
Ferdinand Olds
1826–1905
Vodicy Olds
1829–1895

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World Events (8)

1791
Age 1
Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Founding of Paterson
Age 1
The Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures (S.U.M.) was the first large business corporation in the United States. The organization was granted a charter by Governor William Paterson on November 22, 1791. The newly formed town was named Paterson, in honor of the governor.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
Age 31
A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

English (Durham): nickname for a person of moderate habits, or a teetotaler, from Middle English sobre ‘sober, moderate, temperate’. This surname is now rare in Britain.Slovenian (Šober): variant of Šobar, an occupational name for a (wood) turner, derived from German Schaber .Slovenian (Šober): from German Schober . Compare Shober .

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

Possible Related Names

Schaber
Schober
Sobers

Sources (1)

  • Polly Olds in entry for John J. Olds, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"

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