Mary Kennedy

3 March 1775–30 August 1826 (Age 51)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary

When Mary Kennedy was born on 3 March 1775, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, Andrew Kennedy, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Potts, was 21. She married Peter Tilly on 23 April 1795, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 30 August 1826, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Peter Tilly
Mary Kennedy
Marriage: 23 April 1795

Spouse and Children

    Peter Tilly



23 April 1795
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 1

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Age 14

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Kennedy and Peter Tilly, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"
  • Mary Kennedy and Peter Tilly, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940"
  • Mary Kennedy Tilly, "Find A Grave Index" (Birth and Death)

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