Mary Younger

11 March 1792–1 August 1877 (Age 85)
Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Younger was born on 11 March 1792, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Younger, was 31 and her mother, Mary Polly Nall, was 24. She married John Mayberry in 1817, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 1 August 1877, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hooper Cemetery, Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Mayberry
Mary Younger
Marriage: 1817
Martha Ann Mayberry
Mary Jane Mayberry
Gabriel Mayberry
Joseph Younger Mayberry
David F Mayberry
Elisha Mayberry
George Washington Mayberry
Thomas Henry Mayberry
Patsy Mayberry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1817Williamson, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
    Age 7
    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 27
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Northumberland and eastern Scotland): from Middle English yungre ‘younger’, comparative of Young , used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In one case, at least, however, the name is known to have been borne by an immigrant Fleming, and was probably an Americanized form of Middle Dutch jongheer ‘young nobleman’ (see Jonker ).Americanized form of various cognate or like-sounding names in other languages, notably German Junger and Junker , or Dutch Jonker .

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

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    Mary Younger Mayberry

    Mary Younger Mayberry was born March 11, 1792 in Chatham Co. N.C. Her parents were Thomas and Polly (Nalls) Younger. Thomas was born near Edinburgh Scotland and came to America with his two brothers, …

    Sources (45)

    • Mary Mayberry in household of John Mayberry, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Younger, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Mary Mayberry in household of Thomas Mayberry, "United States Census, 1870"

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