Polly Whedon

11 August 1789–12 September 1862 (Age 73)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Polly

When Polly Whedon was born on 11 August 1789, in Vermont, United States, her father, Edmund Whedon, was 28 and her mother, Lydia, was 27. She married Benjamin Waite on 1 January 1809, in Pawlet, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 12 September 1862, in Dexter Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Waite
1784–1821
Polly Whedon
1789–1862
Marriage: 1 January 1809
Emeline Jane Waite
1809–1901
Benjamin Whedon Waite
1811–1891
David Harrison Waite
1813–1892
Christopher Columbus Waite
1817–1888
Polly Ann Waite
1818–1846

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1809
Pawlet, Rutland, Vermont, United States
children

(5)

    Emeline Jane Waite

    Female1809–1901Female

    Benjamin Whedon Waite

    Male1811–1891Male

    David Harrison Waite

    Male1813–1892Male

    Male1817–1888Male

    Polly Ann Waite

    Female1818–1846Female

Parents and Siblings

    Edmund Whedon

    Male1760–1836Male

    Lydia

    Female1762–1820Female

siblings

(6)

    Cynthia Whedon

    Female1785–Female

    Lydia Whedon

    Female1787–1865Female

    Female1789–1862Female

    Delight Wheadon

    Female1790–Female

    Jerusha Ann Wheadon

    Female1792–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 2

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1812

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wheaton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Polly Whedon, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Polly Whedon, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Polly Waite, "BillionGraves Index"

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