Mary Barrett

4 September 1789–9 September 1882 (Age 93)
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Barrett was born on 4 September 1789, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Barrett, was 30 and her mother, Lois Symonds, was 29. She married Benjamin Day on 27 December 1809, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. She died on 9 September 1882, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Central Cemetery, Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Benjamin Day
Mary Barrett
Marriage: 27 December 1809
Benjamin B Day
Elizabeth B Day
Mary Barrett Day
Benjamin Day
Thomas C Day
Martha Day
Jane A Day
Rebecca Day

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1809Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1797 · Friendship of Salem Built
    Age 8
    On May 28, 1797, the Friendship of Salem was built. It was 102 feet long and 27 feet wide. It made fifteen voyages in its time. The ship was captured as a prize of war during the war of 1812.
    1816 · Salem Old Town Hall Built
    Age 27
    The old town hall in Salem was built in 1816. It is one of the oldest structures in Salem.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 35914;2007: 74396; 2010: 100104)English and Irish (of Norman origin): probably a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French barat, Middle English bar(r)at, bar(r)et(te) ‘trouble, distress’, later ‘deception, fraud; contention, strife’. Through Norman settlement it also became common in Ireland, where it was Gaelicized as Baróid (Munster) and Baréid (Connacht).

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

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    Sources (33)

    • Mary Day, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
    • Mary Day in entry for Thomas C. Day and Elizabeth B. Hartwell, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Mary B. in entry for Thomas C. Day, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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