Mary Almira Richmond

Brief Life History of Mary Almira

When Mary Almira Richmond was born on 24 December 1822, in Independence, Independence, Allegany, New York, United States, her father, Ebenezer Richmond, was 29 and her mother, Louisa Ann Gott, was 24. She married Enoch Lorenza Mason on 1 October 1845, in Whitesville, Independence, Allegany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Cameron, Steuben, New York, United States for about 15 years. She died on 11 December 1873, in North Cameron, Cameron, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Lorenza Mason
1822–1891
Mary Almira Richmond
1822–1873
Marriage: 1 October 1845
Orlein Joseph Mason
1849–1889
Phineas Pomeroy Mason
1854–1922

Sources (6)

  • Mary Mason in household of Enoc Mason, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary A Richmond Mason, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Family Bible Records

World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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.

Name Meaning

habitational name from Richmond (North Yorkshire). The placename was probably transferred after the Norman Conquest from any of numerous places in France named with Old French riche ‘mighty, strong’ + munt, mont ‘mountain, hill’. Richmond in southwest London received this name only in the reign of Henry VII, in honor of the king, who had been Earl of Richmond until he came to the throne, and is unlikely to be the source of this surname.

occasionally a variant of Richman , with excrescent -d. The two names were probably often confused.

English:

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

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