Polly Mariah Perry

16 June 1832–12 September 1913 (Age 81)
Middlebury, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Polly Mariah

When Polly Mariah Perry was born on 16 June 1832, in Middlebury, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Asahel Perry, was 48 and her mother, Polly Chadwick, was 42. She married William Smith on 19 May 1850, in Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Springville Ward 1, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 12 September 1913, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Smith
Polly Mariah Perry
Marriage: 19 May 1850
William Riley Smith
Mary Louisa Smith
Sarah Ellen Dianah Smith
James Ross Smith
Flora Jane Smith
Henrietta Isabella Smith
Lucy Maria Smith
George Ashael Smith
Andrew Ross Smith
Elizabeth Arletta Smith
Calista Minerva Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1850Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 7
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
    Age 24
    William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris ).English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e), peri(e), puri(e), Old English pirige, pyrige), or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. This surname and a number of variants have been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Maria Smith in household of Wm Smith, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Polly M. Perry in entry for Elizabeth Arletta Hutchings, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Polly M Smith in household of William Smith, "United States Census, 1850"

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