Mary Dunnells

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Dunnells was born about 1799, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Dunnells, was 29 and her mother, Rebecca Dresser, was 30.

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Joseph Dunnells
1771–1839
Rebecca Dresser
1770–1848
Moses C Dunnells Sr
1796–1866
Hannah Dunnells
1797–
Mary Dunnells
1799–
Zachariah Dunnells
1800–
Albert Dunnells
1801–
Ebenezer Dunnells
1810–1844
Joseph Dunnells
1798–

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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.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

    Name Meaning

    English (Cornwall): variant of Rundle , with post-medieval excrescent -s and loss of medial -d-. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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