Mary Polly Baxter

2 October 1805–27 April 1883 (Age 77)
Estill, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Baxter was born on 2 October 1805, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, her father, Bethuel Baxter, was 50 and her mother, Elizabeth Owings, was 35. She married John Warford on 13 November 1823, in Estill, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Prairie Township, Howard, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 27 April 1883, in Howard, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Howard, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Warford
Mary Polly Baxter
Marriage: 13 November 1823
Margaret Ann Warford
Samuel Beatty Warford
John Warford
Thomas Ballew Warford
Elizabeth Warford
Susan Jane Warford
Patrick Wood Warford
Mary Frances Warford
Barthenia Catherine Warford
Nancy Evalene Warford
John Madison Warford
William Morton Warford
Bennett Brown Warford
Crawford Harvey Warford

Spouse and Children

13 November 1823
Estill, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 3

Estill County was formed in 1808 from Clark and Madison counties. Estill county was a source of Breathitt (1839), Owsley (1843), Powell (1852), Jackson (1858), and Lee (1870) counties. The county seat is Irvine.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 24

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: occupational name from Old English bæcestre ‘baker’, variant (originally a feminine form) of bæcere ( see Baker ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Polly Warford in household of C H Warford, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Warford in household of Jno Warford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Pollie Warford in household of John Warford, "United States Census, 1870"

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