Mary Relyea

17 February 1814–1 February 1885 (Age 71)
Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Relyea was born on 17 February 1814, in Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Peter Relyea, was 32 and her mother, Hannah Johanna Roosa, was 30. She died on 1 February 1885, in her hometown, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Peter Relyea
1781–1848
Hannah Johanna Roosa
1783–1825
Margaret Relyea
1801–1880
George Relyea
1802–1850
Maria Relyea
1805–1885
Valentine McCollum Relyea
1807–1854
Sophia Relyea
1809–1868
Cornelia Relyea
1812–1869
Mary Relyea
1814–1885
Peter A Relyea
1816–1889
Benjamin Relyea
1818–1894
Hannah Jane Relyea
1820–1874
Selah O Relyea
1825–

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 13

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 22

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of South German Rellier, probably a regional variant of Reller , especially in the western provinces of Austria.

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

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