Mary Polly Spafford

27 January 1780–17 August 1827 (Age 47)
Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Spafford was born on 27 January 1780, in Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Spafford, was 32 and her mother, Lucy Bridgeman, was 34. She had at least 5 sons and 11 daughters with Tilley Greenleaf. She died on 17 August 1827, in Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Tilley Greenleaf
1767–1850
Mary Polly Spafford
1780–1827
Anna Greenleaf
1796–1850
William Greenleaf
1797–1885
Sophronia Greenleaf
1799–1880
Elisabeth Betsey Greenleaf
1802–1875
Lucinda Greenleaf
1803–1873
Louisa Malinda Greenlief
1804–1892
Mary Greenleaf
1807–1807
David Greenleaf
1808–1842
Abel Whitcomb Greenleaf
1810–1834
Emily Greenleaf
1811–1892
Israel Greenleaf
1813–1895
Mary Greenleaf
1815–1884
Joseph Greenleaf
1816–1839
Harriet Greenleaf
1818–1872
Maria Greenleaf
1820–1915
Louisa Greenleaf
1825–1850

Spouse and Children

children

(16)

    Anna Greenleaf

    Female1796–1850Female

    Male1797–1885Male

    Sophronia Greenleaf

    Female1799–1880Female

    Elisabeth Betsey Greenleaf

    Female1802–1875Female

    Lucinda Greenleaf

    Female1803–1873Female

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1770–1847Female

    Calvin Spafford

    Male1773–1824Male

    Lucy Spafford

    Female1775–1788Female

    Levi Bridgeman Spafford

    Male1777–1828Male

    Female1780–1827Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 14

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from Spofford in the former West Riding of Yorkshire or possibly in some instances from Spofforth in North Yorkshire (formerly also in the West Riding).

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Spafford, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"
  • Mary Spafford, "Massachusetts, Church Records, 1630-1943"
  • Mary Spoffard in entry for Myria Barkley, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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