Mary Cree

1797–
Maine, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Cree was born in 1797, in Maine, United States, her father, Asa Gree, was 42 and her mother, Rachel Perham, was 26. She married John Clifford in 1816, in Farmington, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Clifford
1790–1865
Mary Cree
1797–
Marriage: 1816
Rachael Rebecca Clifford
1817–1889
Asa R Clifford
1820–1888
Elza Jane Clifford
1833–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1816
Farmington, Kennebec, Maine, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Asa Gree

    Male1755–Male

    Female1771–1818Female

siblings

(1)

    Mary Cree

    Female1797–Female

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 7

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 33

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

Scottish: reduced form of McCree ( see McRae ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Mary Cree in entry for Elza Jane Clifford, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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