Mary " Polly" Darnell

about 1795–
Warren, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary " Polly"

When Mary " Polly" Darnell was born about 1795, in Warren, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Darnall, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Shaver, was 36.

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William Darnall
1751–1835
Elizabeth Shaver
1759–1858
John S Darnall
1780–1837
Pvt William Darnall
1785–1833
James Darnell
1785–1837
Sarah Darnall
1785–
Mary " Polly" Darnell
1795–
Henry Darnall
1808–
Lewsey Darnall
1781–
Henry Darnall
1783–
Thomas Darnall
1789–1816
Littleton Darnall
1789–
Jane Darnell
1790–1870

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World Events (3)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 4

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English:1. from Old French darnel ‘darnel’, an annual grass, Lolium temulentum, hence perhaps a topographic name. However, according to Reaney, the plant was believed to produce intoxication, so its adoption as a surname may have been for quite different reasons. In the British Isles the name is found chiefly in the central and east Midlands. 2. variant spelling of Darnall .

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

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