Mary Colvin

1852–
New York, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Colvin was born in 1852, in New York, United States. She had at least 1 daughter with Alvin D. Porter. She lived in Kent, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Alvin D. Porter
1843–1919
Mary Colvin
1852–
Bertha M. Porter
1869–1907

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville , probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Porter in household of A D Porter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Porter in household of Alvin Porter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Porter in household of Alvin D Porter, "United States Census, 1880"

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