Mary Ann Polly Barnett

1798–1860 (Age 62)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Ann Polly

When Mary Ann Polly Barnett was born in 1798, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, Rev Joseph Royal Barnett, was 40 and her mother, Agnes Glenn, was 42. She had at least 5 sons and 3 daughters with Williamson Seay. She lived in Leesville, Lexington, South Carolina, United States in 1880. She died in 1860, in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 62.

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Williamson Seay
Mary Ann Polly Barnett
Martha Seay
James Hamilton Seay
Matthew Seay
Rial Benjamin Seay
Francis M. Seay
Glenn A. Seay
Harriett Ann Seay
Sarah Jane Seay

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+3 More Children

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+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

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:1. habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn’, ‘to set light to’). 2. from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Polly Sea in household of Williamson Sea, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Seay in household of Geo W Cook, "United States Census, 1860"

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