Damaris Pomerey

1779–1870 (Age 91)
Norwich, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Damaris

When Damaris Pomerey was born in 1779, in Norwich, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Titus Pomeroy, was 22 and her mother, Kesiah Sedgwick, was 21. She married Reuben Wight in 1800. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1870, in Westerlo, Westerlo, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Wight
1778–1819
Damaris Pomerey
1779–1870
Marriage: 1800
Emmons Wight
1801–1881
Abby Wight
1810–
Semantha Wight
1817–
Nancy Wight
1818–
Fanny J WIGHT
1803–1894
Laura Wight
1806–
Martha Wight
1812–
Patty Wight
1813–
Hutchings Wight
1816–1882

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1800
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Male1757–1846Male

    Kesiah Sedgwick

    Female1758–1835Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1779–1870Female

    Desiah Pomeroy

    Female1781–1852Female

    Desiah Pomeroy

    Male1781–Male

    Jesse Pomeroy

    Male1785–1878Male

    Silas Pomeroy

    Male1786–1861Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

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.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 18

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1803

Age 24

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin; associated mainly with Devon and Dorset): habitational name from any of the various places in northeastern France named with Old French pommeroie, pommeraie ‘apple orchard’ (collective of pomme ‘apple’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Damasis Pomeroy, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Domaras Pomeray, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Damaris in entry for Abba Wight, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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