Mary Ann Thorn

about 1811–1842 (Age 31)
Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Thorn was born about 1811, in Washington, New York, United States. She married Newcomb Mead about 1835. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1842, in New York, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Easton, Washington, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newcomb Mead
1811–1865
Mary Ann Thorn
1811–1842
Marriage: about 1835
Eunice Artamesia Mead
1842–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1835
children

(1)

World Events (7)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 1

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 9

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

1 English and Danish: topographic name for someone who lived by a thorn bush or hedge (Old English, Old Norse þorn). The name is also found in Sweden.2 English: habitational name from a place named with Old English, Old Norse þorn ‘thorn bush’ (see 1), for example Thorne in Kent, Somerset, and South Yorkshire.3 North German and Danish: topographic name for someone who lived near a tower, from Middle Low German torn ‘tower’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ann M. Mead in entry for Newcomb Mead, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Ann M. Mead in entry for Newcom Mead, "West Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1854-1932"

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