Mary McRee

28 October 1820–2 November 1906 (Age 86)
Copiah, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary McRee was born on 28 October 1820, in Copiah, Mississippi, United States, her father, Charles William McRee, was 52 and her mother, Mary McCorkins, was 30. She married George David Black Sr on 18 December 1837, in Hazlehurst, Copiah, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1850 and Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 2 November 1906, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Brown
Mary McRee
Marriage: 16 July 1846
Mary Eliza Brown
Margaret Brown
Mary Ann Polly Brown
Joseph Smith Brown
Josephine Vilate Brown

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1846Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 5
    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.
    Age 26
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of McRae .

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

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    Mary McRee Black Brown

    6th Wife - Mary McREE BLACK, Widow Mary McRee Black Brown, Mary Harriet Critchlow Jensen. See also Wiscombe's CJ Brown Wives and Moyle's CJ Brown's Wives. A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF MARY MCREE BLACK B …

    Sources (55)

    • Mary Black in entry for Mary Ann Leonard, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Mary Dunn in household of Simeon A Dunn, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Valate in entry for Josephine Vilate Newman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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