Salome Hersey

Brief Life History of Salome

When Salome Hersey was born on 28 September 1808, in Dennysville, Washington, Maine, United States, her father, Isaiah Hersey, was 25 and her mother, Lydia Gardner, was 27. She married David Hersey in 1830, in Dennysville, Washington, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Norwood Park, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 14 September 1885, in Pembroke, Washington, Maine, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pembroke, Washington, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Hersey
Salome Hersey
Marriage: 1830
Salome Hersey
Eliza Hersey
David Wallace Hersey
Ann Maria Hersey
Azor Howard Hersey
George W Hersey

Sources (22)

  • Saloma Hersey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Salome Hersey Hersey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Salome Hersey in entry for Annie M Hersey, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


Maine is the 23rd state.

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 (Surrey and Sussex): variant of Hershey .

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

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