Mary Polly Shugars

Brief Life History of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Shugars was born on 10 September 1824, in Burkes Garden, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, Zachariah Shugars, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Workman, was 25. She married John Shipley on 26 May 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 6 April 1910, in Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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John Crow Thompson
Mary Polly Shugars
Marriage: 6 April 1852
James Lemuel Thompson
Simon Shelby Thompson
Atelia Ann Thompson
George Franklin Thompson
Mary Eliza Thompson
Matilda Caroline Thompson
Elizabeth Letitia Thompson

Sources (32)

  • Polly Shipley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Shugars - Church record: birth-name: Elizabeth Luckett Shugart
  • Polly Shuggers, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Josiah Nelson BIRTH 1841 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA DEATH 1841 (aged less–than 1 year) Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA BURIAL Ogden City Cemetery Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 240526232 · View Source

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Sugars .

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

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Mary Sugars Shipley Thompson History

Found 4 February 2010: Internet Mary Sugar Shipley Thompson was born September 10, 1824 at Burke's Garden, Tazewell County, Virginia, and was …

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