Mary A. Trefethen

1822–
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary A.

When Mary A. Trefethen was born in 1822, in New Hampshire, United States, her father, Abraham Trefethern, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Meloon, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Trefethern
1779–1824
Elizabeth Meloon
1790–1865
Alfred Trefethen
1814–1882
Abraham Trefethen
1816–1873
Elizabeth J Trefethren
1817–
Mary Abigail Trefethern
1817–1871
Mary A. Trefethen
1822–

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

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.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

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.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 11

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Cornish Trevethan .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Mary A Trefethen, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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