Mary Wilson

about 1780–about 1847 (Age 67)
Worcester Parish, Worcester, Maryland, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Wilson was born about 1780, in Worcester Parish, Worcester, Maryland, United States as the daughter of James Wilson and Zipporah Bishop. She died about 1847, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67.

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Parents and Siblings

    James Wilson

    Male–1802Male

    Zipporah Bishop

    Female1758–Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1780–1847Female

    Jane Wilson

    Female1784–1822Female

World Events (8)

1780

Age 0

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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