Mary M Whiting

10 November 1826–3 March 1885 (Age 58)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary M

When Mary M Whiting was born on 10 November 1826, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Peter H. Whiting, was 36 and her mother, Monica Margaret Huyet dit Champagne, was 21. She married John L. Simmons in 1845, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Raisinville Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1880. She died on 3 March 1885, in Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in London Township Cemetery, London, Monroe, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John L. Simmons
Mary M Whiting
Marriage: 1845
Celestia J. Simmons
Hannah E Simmons
Anna E Simmons
Amelia Mary Simmons
Althera Simmons
John H Simmons
Benjamin F Simmons
Mary Ann E Simmons
Walter Charles Simmons
Effie A. Simmons

Spouse and Children

Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 11

Michigan is the 26th state.

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Simmons in household of John Simmons, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Simmons in household of John Simmons, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Simmons in household of John L Simmons, "United States Census, 1870"

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