Mary Danforth

about 1785–
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Danforth was born about 1785, in Massachusetts, United States. She married Simeon Evans about 1816, in Dorchester, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simeon Evans
1782–
Mary Danforth
1785–
Marriage: about 1816
Elbridge G. Evans
1817–1893
Freeman Evans
1821–1896

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1816
Dorchester, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

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.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 2

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
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

English: probably a habitational name, perhaps from Darnford in Suffolk, Great Durnford in Wiltshire, or Dernford Farm in Sawston, Cambridgeshire, all named from Old English dierne ‘hidden’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Polly Danforth in entry for Elbridge G Evans, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Mary Danforth in entry for Freeman Evans, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Mary Danforth in entry for Freeman Evans, "Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910"

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