Mary "Polly" Mounts

about 1813–1841 (Age 28)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary "Polly"

When Mary "Polly" Mounts was born about 1813, in Indiana, United States, her father, Thomas Mounts, was 49 and her mother, Nancy Ann Connell, was 46. She married Alexander Leggett about 1834, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1841, in Washington Boro, Manor Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Leggett
Mary "Polly" Mounts
Marriage: about 1834
Rebecca Liggett

Spouse and Children

about 1834
Indiana, United States


    Rebecca Liggett


Parents and Siblings



    Anna Nancy Mounts


    Providence Mounts




    Josena Mounts


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 8

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Mount or German Mantz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Polly Mounts, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Polly Mounts, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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