Mary Frances Haigh

about 1840–24 September 1896 (Age 56)
Frankford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Haigh was born about 1840, in Frankford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Haigh, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Longshore, was 20. She married John Webster Thomas on 17 January 1870, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Scottdale, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 24 September 1896, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Webster Thomas
Mary Frances Haigh
Marriage: 17 January 1870
Emma Baldwin Thomas
Malinda Moore Thomas

Spouse and Children

    John Webster Thomas



17 January 1870
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States



    Malinda Moore Thomas


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World Events (7)


Age 6

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

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 23

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a hedged or fenced enclosure (Old English haga), or a habitational name from a place named with this word (or its Old Norse cognate hagi), especially three places called Haigh, two in West Yorkshire and the other near Manchester.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary F Hague in household of Elizabeth Hague, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary H Hague in household of James Hague, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Thomas in household of John W Thomas, "United States Census, 1880"

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