Mary Herron

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Herron was born in 1784, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, her father, Hugh Herron, was 55 and her mother, Elizabeth Boyd McGill, was 36. She married Francis Ross Simril in 1800, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 19 February 1848, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Francis Ross Simril
Mary Herron
Marriage: 1800
Hugh Herron Simril
Elizabeth Simril
Violet B Simril
James Simril
John Davidson Simril
Thomas Jefferson Simril

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  • Mary Herron Simril, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

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.

1789 · Becomes 12th State

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Harome (North Yorkshire), from Old English (æt thǣm) hārum ‘at the (gray) stones’, dative plural of hār ‘gray, stone’.

English and Scottish: nickname probably for a tall, thin man with long legs, from Old French hairon ‘heron’, Anglo-Norman French heron, Middle English heiroun, heyron, herne, heron. Compare Hearn and Heron .

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from (Le) Héron in France (Seine-Maritime).

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

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