Mary 'Polly' Stewart

1813–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary 'Polly'

When Mary 'Polly' Stewart was born in 1813, in Virginia, United States, her father, Brice Stewart, was 34 and her mother, Mary Hodges, was 38. She married Thomas William Tabor on 19 December 1833, in Morgan, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Big Creek Township, Taney, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Missouri, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Thomas William Tabor
1807–1880
Mary 'Polly' Stewart
1813–
Marriage: 19 December 1833
Celia Ann TABOR
1823–
John Wesley Taber
1833–1928
James Welcome Tabor
1837–1877
E Taber
1838–
Hila Tabor
1844–
Edward Elias Taber
1845–1921
John Tabor
1849–
Anna Elizabeth Taber
1851–
Pleasant Tabor
1852–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 December 1833
Morgan, Illinois, United States
children

(9)

    Celia Ann TABOR

    Female1823–Female

    John Wesley Taber

    Male1833–1928Male

    James Welcome Tabor

    Male1837–1877Male

    E Taber

    Male1838–Male

    Hila Tabor

    Female1844–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1821

Age 8

Missouri is the 24th state
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 31

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

Scottish: originally an occupational name for an administrative official of an estate, from Middle English stiward, Old English stigweard, stīweard, a compound of stig ‘house(hold)’ + weard ‘guardian’. In Old English times this title was used of an officer controlling the domestic affairs of a household, especially of the royal household; after the Conquest it was also used more widely as the native equivalent of Seneschal for the steward of a manor or manager of an estate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • M Taber in household of T Taber, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Tabor in household of Thomas Tabor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • M Tabor in household of T Tabor, "United States Census, 1850"

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