Maria Polly Kinser

Female13 January 1778–28 August 1843

Brief Life History of Maria Polly

When Maria Polly Kinser was born on 13 January 1778, in Montgomery, Fayette, Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Kinser, was 22 and her mother, Esther Elizabeth Wampler, was 20. She married Henry Steffan Wampler on 16 June 1796, in Wythe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 28 August 1843, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Steffan Wampler
1777–1840
Maria Polly Kinser
1778–1843
Marriage: 16 June 1796
Margaret Wampler
1797–1797
Valentine Wampler
1801–1881
Martin Wampler
1802–1881
Andrew Wampler
1804–1885
Mildred Wampler
1804–1804
Thomas Jefferson Wampler
1805–1869
Isabel Wampler
1806–1806
Sara "Sally"  Wampler
1808–1876
Jacob Wampler
1808–1880
Henry Wampler
1810–
Christian Wampler
1812–
Mary Wampler
1814–1854

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Kinser - Published information: birth-name: Mary Polly Kinser
  • Poley Vinser Or Kinser, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Maria Polly Kinser Wampler, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1796Wythe, Virginia, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (17)

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    World Events (8)

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 2

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 3

    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.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 22

    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.

    Name Meaning

    South German: variant of Kinzer or Kintzer and, in North America, (also) an altered form of these. Compare Kincer .

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

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