Mary Bolen Burton

17 March 1817–
Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Bolen

When Mary Bolen Burton was born on 17 March 1817, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, her father, William Burton, was 34 and her mother, Mary Polly Wade, was 32.

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Family Time Line

William Burton
1783–1829
Mary Polly Wade
1785–1848
Hutchins Burton
1804–1883
Selena Burton
1804–
Elizabeth J Burton
1806–1876
Sarah W. Burton
1807–
Mahala Burton
1810–
Diana Burton
1811–1818
John Howard Burton
1813–1841
Lucy Burton
1820–1876
Thomas Farrar Burton
1808–1878
William Burton
1809–
Mary Bolen Burton
1817–
Diana Burton
1818–1818
Owen Burton
1819–
MARY ANN POLLY BURTON
1822–1888
Owen Burton
1824–1876
Martha Jane Burton
1824–

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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

Age 3

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.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 7

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ ( see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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