Mary Polly Crockett

11 December 1826–22 October 1923 (Age 96)
Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Crockett was born on 11 December 1826, in Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Martin Crockett, was 25 and her mother, Martha Jane Crouch, was 22. She married Thomas T. Hayes on 28 July 1844, in Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 5 Illwill, Clinton, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 2 Hayes, Clinton, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 22 October 1923, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Thomas T. Hayes
Mary Polly Crockett
Marriage: 28 July 1844
Alexander Hayes
Martha Jane Hayes
James H. Hayes
Mary Elizabeth Hayes
Willis Hayes
John Alvin Hayes
Sarah Emeline Hayes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 July 1844Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 4
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    Age 35
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire) and Scottish (of Norman origin): nickname for someone who affected a particular hairstyle, from Anglo-Norman French croket ‘ornamental curl or roll of hair’ (Old Norman French croquet, a diminutive of croque ‘curl, hook’).

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Polly Hays in household of Thos L Hays, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Crockett in entry for Andrew Hayes and Martha A Decker, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Ollie Crockett in entry for Sarah Emeline Cowan, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1967"

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