Mary Ham Brackett

1802–1881 (Age 79)
Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Mary Ham

When Mary Ham Brackett was born on 15 July 1802, in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Nathaniel Brackett, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Lewis, was 29. She married Jonathan Tracy on 6 December 1844, in Poland, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 3 November 1881, in Wales, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 79.

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Mary Ham Brackett
Jonathan Tracy
Marriage: 6 December 1844
Nathaniel Brackett Tracy

Spouse & Children

6 December 1844
Poland, Androscoggin, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1816: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Lincoln, Maine, United States; 1840:Kennebec, Maine, United States; 1854: Androscoggin, Maine, United States
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French brachet, denoting a type of hound. The word was also used as a term of abuse.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary H Thomas in household of N B Tracy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Bracket, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Mary Bracket, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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