Mary Bird Wisdom

Femaleabout 1800–21 February 1882

Brief Life History of Mary Bird

When Mary Bird Wisdom was born about 1800, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Abner Thomas Wisdom, was 35 and her mother, Mary Polly Fuller, was 44. She married Ezekiel William Warren on 15 April 1816, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Carroll, Georgia, United States in 1860. She died on 21 February 1882, in Suwanee, Gwinnett, Georgia, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel William Warren
1791–1870
Mary Bird Wisdom
1800–1882
Marriage: 15 April 1816
William Benjamin Warren
1826–1886
Martha Jane Warren
1840–
Frances Warren
1845–
Ezekiel Wilson Warren
1828–1898
Mary Frances Warren
1829–
Susanna Elizabeth Warren
1836–1910

Sources (8)

  • Marry Warren in household of Ezekiel Warren, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Wisdom, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Mary Wisdom, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 April 1816Caswell, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 0

    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.

    1804 · Walton War

    Age 4

    The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 25

    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 (Middlesex, Surrey, Hampshire, and Kent): nickname for a wise or learned person, from Middle English wisdom (Old English wīsdōm) ‘wisdom, learning’.

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

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