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
1806–1896
Salome Hersey
1808–1885
Marriage: 1830
Salome Hersey
1831–
Eliza Hersey
1832–1910
David Wallace Hersey
1834–1914
Ann Maria Hersey
1836–1909
Azor Howard Hersey
1842–1920
George W Hersey
1845–

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)

1812

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

1820

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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