Polly Beardsley

1794–6 June 1881 (Age 87)
Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Polly

When Polly Beardsley was born in 1794, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Paul Fairchild Beardsley, was 24 and her mother, Sally Beardsley, was 23. She married David S. Hunt in 1817, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Masonville, Delaware, New York, United States in 1850 and Coventry, Coventry, Chenango, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died on 6 June 1881, at the age of 87, and was buried in Coventry, Chenango, New York, United States.

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David S. Hunt
Polly Beardsley
Marriage: 1817
Washington Hunt
Emeline Albina Hunt

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  • Marriage
    1817New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 0
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 8
    In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 25
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire): variant of Bardsley .History: William Beardsley, mason, came to New England in 1635 from London aboard the Planter.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Polly Hunt in household of Wilson G Hunt, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Polly Hunt in household of Nelson G Hunt, "New York State Census, 1865"
    • Polly Beardsley, "New York, Cemetery Abstracts, 1800-1965"

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