Mary Feagan

about 1785–20 September 1821 (Age 36)
Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Feagan was born about 1785, in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Edward Feagan, was 45 and her mother, Dorcas, was 25. She married Robert Powers on 21 January 1805, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 20 September 1821, in Monroe Township, Madison, Ohio, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Plumwood, Madison, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Powers
1778–1823
Mary Feagan
1785–1821
Marriage: 21 January 1805
Senath Powers
1807–1883
Dorcus Powers
1809–1821
Frances Powers
1811–1905
Joseph Powers
1813–1883
Hannah Powers
1816–1856
Abner Powers
1818–1878
Edward Powers
1819–1886
John Powers
1819–1874
Elizabeth Powers
1819–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 January 1805
Fauquier, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Senath Powers

    Female1807–1883Female

    Dorcus Powers

    Female1809–1821Female

    Frances Powers

    Female1811–1905Female

    Male1813–1883Male

    Hannah Powers

    Female1816–1856Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Feagan

    Male1740–1808Male

    Dorcas

    Female1760–1785Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 3

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Fagan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Mary Feagan, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Mary Powers, "Find A Grave Index"

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