Mary Fidelia Damon

Female5 July 1835–16 November 1912

Brief Life History of Mary Fidelia

When Mary Fidelia Damon was born on 5 July 1835, in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Salma Damon, was 39 and her mother, Hannah Torrey, was 36. She married Washburn Asa Upton on 31 March 1855, in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, United States in 1870 and Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. She died on 16 November 1912, in Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Washburn Asa Upton
Mary Fidelia Damon
Marriage: 31 March 1855
Franklin Stephen Upton
Frederick W. Upton
Sarah M. Upton

Sources (37)

  • Fidelia Damon in household of Salmon Damon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Fidelia Damon, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Mary Fidelia Upton, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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  • Marriage
    31 March 1855Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 11

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 28

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Dorset): variant of Diamond . Alternatively, it may be a variant of Daymon .

    French: derivative of Dam ‘agile, nimble’.

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

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