Mary Phillips

17 January 1778–10 May 1844 (Age 66)
Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Phillips was born on 17 January 1778, in Essex, New Jersey, United States. She married Solomon Tracy on 1 July 1796. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 10 May 1844, in Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Solomon Tracy
Mary Phillips
Marriage: 1 July 1796
Sarah Tracy
Mary Ann Tracy
Phoebe Tracy
Solomon Tracy
Johnathan Tracy
Mark Tracy
Bedford Tracy
Daniel Tracy
David Tracy
Lavina Tracy
Frederick Tracy
Abigail Tracy

Spouse and Children

1 July 1796


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Sometimes referred to as the "forgotten victory", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

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

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

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

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  • Mary Phillips Tracy, "Find A Grave Index"

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