Mary Shalcross

Brief Life History of Mary

Mary Shalcross was born in 1814, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Ann Mary Hassinger. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with John Wetherill. She lived in Spring Garden, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 2 June 1864, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wetherill
1814–1893
Mary Shalcross
1814–1864
Elizabeth B Wetherill
1836–
Gertrude Wetherill
–1845
Rebecca Wetherill
1839–1919
Mary Wetherill
1842–
John Kennedy Wetherill
1844–
Thomas E. Wetherill
1848–1907

Sources (5)

  • Mary Wetherill in household of John Wetherill, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Wetherill, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
  • Mary Shallcross in entry for Thos. E. Wetherell, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: see Shawcross .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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