Mary Elizabeth Sweadner

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Sweadner was born on 26 November 1819, in Creagerstown, Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, Daniel Sweadner, was 24 and her mother, Rebecca Etzler, was 20. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Upton Radcliff. She lived in District 8 Liberty, Frederick, Maryland, United States for about 20 years. She died on 11 July 1897, in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Libertytown, Frederick, Maryland, United States.

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Upton Radcliff
Mary Elizabeth Sweadner
Daniel Sweadner Radcliffe
Charles C. Radcliff
James Marshall Radcliff
Elizabeth R. Radcliff
Mary E Radcliffe
Anna May Radcliffe

Sources (9)

  • Mary Ratcliff in household of Upton Ratcliff, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Elizabeth Sucadner, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Mary Elizabeth Radcliffe, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1820 · Making Land more affordable

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

From Hebrew. See Maria and Mary .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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