Mary Luttrell

about 1795–
Botetourt, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Luttrell was born about 1795, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States, her father, Richard Luttrel Jr., was 34 and her mother, Frances Hambleton, was 43. She married John Murphy on 4 May 1813, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States.

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John Murphy
Mary Luttrell
1795–
Marriage: 4 May 1813

Spouse and Children

    John Murphy

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    Female1795–Female

MARRIAGE
4 May 1813
Botetourt, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 17

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 35

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a diminutive of Old French loutre ‘otter’ (Latin lutra), applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble an otter, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who hunted otters (for their pelts). Compare Luter .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Littrel in entry for John Murphy, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Mary Littril in entry for John Murphy, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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