Mary Prince

29 April 1834–14 August 1846 (Age 12)
Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Prince was born on 29 April 1834, in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Elisha Lewis Prince, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Nesbitt, was 23. She died on 14 August 1846, at the age of 12.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Lewis Prince
1810–1877
Elizabeth Nesbitt
1810–1890
Mary Prince
1834–1846
Jane Prince
1836–1864
Sarah Prince
1839–1895
Liva Prince
1843–1885

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (2)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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.
1846

Age 12

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

Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname from Middle English, Old French prince (Latin princeps), presumably denoting someone who behaved in a regal manner or who had won the title in some contest of skill.2 Translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Prinz or of a word meaning ‘prince’ in some other language.

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

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