Mary Heerman

1803–19 September 1883 (Age 80)
China, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Heerman was born in 1803, in China, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, Frederick William Heerman, was 51 and her mother, Sarah Sally Priest, was 42. She married Josiah Priest in 1818, in Coventry, Orleans, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Vermont, United States in 1870. She died on 19 September 1883, in Coventry, Orleans, Vermont, United States, at the age of 80.

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Josiah Priest
Mary Heerman
Marriage: 1818
Henry Priest
Almon V. Priest
Lucy Priest
Nathan Priest
Sarah Jane Priest
Alonzo Priest
Mary Marintha Priest
Jason Priest
Annette Priest
Almira Priest

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1818Coventry, Orleans, Vermont, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 0
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1804 · Whitehead Light
    Age 1
    In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 22
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 502;2007: 903; 2010: 1481)Americanized form of German Beermann , Behrmann or Biermann .Dutch: derivative of Beer 3 with the extension -man.

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Mary in entry for Annette Priest, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
    • Mary Priest, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Priest, "United States Census, 1880"

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