Mary Ann Bearse

about 1821–
New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Bearse was born about 1821, in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, David Pickett Bearss, was 42 and her mother, Mary Kellogg, was 29.

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Family Time Line

David Pickett Bearss
1779–1853
Mary Kellogg
1792–1856
Mary Ann Bearse
1816–1841
Catherine N. Bearss
1819–
Mary Ann Bearse
1821–
Elizabeth Polly Bearss
1822–1891

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World Events (3)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 0

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.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 8

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

Name Meaning

Variant of Welsh and English Pierce . Compare Bearce .

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

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