Mary Ann "Polly" Wilson

20 July 1820–1868 (Age 47)
Logan, Shelby, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Ann "Polly"

Mary Ann "Polly" Wilson was born on 20 July 1820, in Logan, Kentucky, United States. She married Soloman J. Penrod on 30 April 1845, in Logan, Shelby, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died in 1868, in Logan, Shelby, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 48.

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Soloman J. Penrod
Mary Ann "Polly" Wilson
Marriage: 30 April 1845
Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Penrod
Lilla Penrod
Sally Penrod
George W. Penrod
Daniel Boone Penrod
James William Penrod
Mary Jane Penrod
Rosetta Penrod
Susan C. Penrod
Harry Penrod
Lott Penrod
Margaret Ellen Penrod
Joshua Joseph Penrod
Amanda Delia Penrod
Lucretia Penrod

Spouse and Children

30 April 1845
Logan, Shelby, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (7)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 10

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 16

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Penrod in household of Solomon J Penrod, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Penrod in household of Saliman Penrod, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Polly Penrod in household of Solaman A Penrod, "United States Census, 1880"

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