Mary Patterson

1785–Female
Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Patterson was born on 3 August 1785, in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States, her father, Oliver Partridge Patterson, was 23 and her mother, Nancy Dorn, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Partridge Patterson
1762–1813
Nancy Dorn
1753–1837
Mary Patterson
1785–
Charles Patterson
1787–
Eleanor Patterson
1789–
Nanca Patterson
1798–

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 12

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 34

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from a pet form of Pate , a short form of Patrick .2 Irish: in Ulster of English or Scottish origin; in County Galway, a surname taken by bearers of Gaelic Ó Caisín ‘descendant of the little curly-headed one’ (from Gaelic casán), which is usually Anglicized as Cussane.

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

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