Mary Matilda Northrup

19 December 1817–13 February 1889 (Age 71)
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Mary Matilda

When Mary Matilda Northrup was born on 19 December 1817, her father, John Anson Northrup, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Cox, was 25. She married John Drew on 13 January 1841. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Springfield, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871 and Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. She died on 13 February 1889, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

John Drew
1817–1887
Mary Matilda Northrup
1817–1889
Marriage: 13 January 1841
George A Drew
1843–1894
Anna E. Drew
1845–
Matilda Louisa Drew
1850–
John R Drew
1853–1883
Lavinia M Drew
1854–1930
Albert V Drew
1857–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 January 1841
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Anson Northrup

    Male1787–1869Male

    Mary Ann Cox

    Female1792–1841Female

siblings

(12)

    William Francis Northrup

    Male1810–1858Male

    John Anson Northrup II

    Male1812–1895Male

    Sarah Keeler Northrup

    Female1815–1817Female

    Male1816–1901Male

    Female1817–1889Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Northorpe in the former East Riding of Yorkshire, named with Old Norse norðr or Old English norþ ‘north’ + þorp or þrop ‘dependent outlying farmstead’, ‘hamlet’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary A Drew in household of John Drew, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matilda Drew in household of John Drew, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Matilda Northrop in entry for Anna Elizabeth Smith, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

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