Mary Cargill

12 January 1755–
Newcastle, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Cargill was born on 12 January 1755, in Newcastle, Lincoln, Maine, United States, her father, Col. James Cargill, was 29 and her mother, Agnes Kennedy, was 21. She married Capt John Cunningham on 19 December 1776, in Newcastle, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Capt John Cunningham
1751–1823
Mary Cargill
1755–
Marriage: 19 December 1776
John Cunningham
1779–
Polly Cunningham
1781–
Nancy Cunningham
1782–
Sarah Cunningham
1784–
Betesy Cunningham
1786–
Jane Cunningham
1789–

Spouse and Children

    Capt John Cunningham

    Male1751–1823Male

    Female1755–Female

MARRIAGE
19 December 1776
Newcastle, Lincoln, Maine, United States
children

(6)

    John Cunningham

    Male1779–Male

    Polly Cunningham

    Female1781–Female

    Nancy Cunningham

    Female1782–Female

    Sarah Cunningham

    Female1784–Female

    Betesy Cunningham

    Female1786–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1760

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1760: Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Lincoln, Maine, United States
1776

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Cargill, a place in eastern Perthshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary in entry for Sarah Cunningham, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Mary in entry for John Cunningham, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Mary in entry for John Cunningham, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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