Mary Relyea

17 February 1814–1 February 1885 (Age 70)
Ulster, New York, United States

The Life Summary 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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Peter Relyea
Hannah Johanna Roosa
Margaret Relyea
George Relyea
Maria Relyea
Valentine McCollum Relyea
Sophia Relyea
Cornelia Relyea
Mary Relyea
Peter A Relyea
Benjamin Relyea
Hannah Jane Relyea
Selah O Relyea

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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

Americanized form of French (mainly southern) Reille: topographic name from Old Occitan relha ‘plowshare’, or a habitational name from (La) Reille, the name of several places in southern France.

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

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