Mary Polly Simpson

1785–29 June 1823 (Age 38)
Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Simpson was born in 1785, in Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, James Simpson, was 25 and her mother, Mercy Lydia Grinnell, was 27. She married Nathaniel Robinson in 1805, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She died on 29 June 1823, in her hometown, at the age of 38, and was buried in Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Robinson
Mary Polly Simpson
Marriage: 1805
James M. Robinson
Nancy Robinson
Mary Mercy Robinson
Sarah Robinson
Elizabeth or Betsy Robinson
Electra Robinson
Minerva Robinson

Spouse and Children

New York, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Simpson


    Mercy Lydia Grinnell





    James Simpson


    Isaiah Grinnell Simpson


    Susannah Simpson


    Mercy Simpson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

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.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 2

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 12

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim .2 English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mary Robbinson, "Find A Grave Index"

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