Polly Marsh

Brief Life History of Polly

When Polly Marsh was born on 27 June 1799, in Vermont, United States, her father, Pvt Daniel Marsh, was 36 and her mother, Rhoda Taft, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Pvt Daniel Marsh
1763–1827
Rhoda Taft
1765–1853
Clarissa Marsh
1785–1857
John Marsh
1785–
Lucinda Marsh
1787–1850
Deborah Marsh
1790–1874
Rhoda Marsh
1792–1839
Daniel Marsh
1794–
Cynthia Marsh
1796–1873
Polly Marsh
1799–
Rosina Marsh
1803–1858
John S Marsh
1806–1878
Henry Taft Marsh
1808–1887

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    World Events (3)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    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.

    1803

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

    The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mersch (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places called with this word, for example in Yorkshire, Shropshire and Buckinghamshire.

    Americanized form of German Marsch .

    Americanized form of Slovenian Marš: unexplained. Compare Mars 7.

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

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