Mary Cherry

7 April 1777–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Cherry was born on 7 April 1777, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Aaron Cherry, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Barras, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Cherry
1739–1790
Elizabeth Barras
1739–1818
Charles Cherry
1755–1825
Philip Cherry
1768–1865
Joseph Cherry
1772–1823
Abraham Cherry
1774–1858
Mary Cherry
1777–
James Cherry
1779–1845
Jessie Cherry
1781–
Ruben Cherry
1783–1808
Eliz. Cherry
1786–
Barros Cherry
1789–1848

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World Events (3)

1780

Age 3

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.2 Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch .

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

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