Mary Becket

25 July 1712–13 June 1790 (Age 77)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Becket was born on 25 July 1712, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Beckett, was 27 and her mother, Susannah Mason, was 24. She died on 13 June 1790, in her hometown, at the age of 77.

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John Beckett
Susannah Mason
William Becket
Mary Becket
Margaret Beckett
Susanna Beckett
John Beckett

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World Events (2)


Age 64

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Fort Lee Built

Age 64

Fort Lee was built in 1776. It is historic to the American Revolution but was also used during the War of 1812 and American Civil War. It is a unique design called earthwork meaning the fort is basically built out of a mound of dirt.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Beckett .

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

Possible Related Names

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  • Mary Beekitt, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Mary Beckett, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Becket - birth: 25 July 1712; Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

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