Mary Newcomer

6 February 1819–12 December 1888 (Age 69)
Zionhill, Springfield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Newcomer was born on 6 February 1819, in Zionhill, Springfield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Newcomer Jr, was 45 and her mother, Mary Kopper, was 31. She married Peter Schleifer about 1840, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Springfield, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 December 1888, at the age of 69, and was buried in Saucon Valley, Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Schleifer
1813–1896
Mary Newcomer
1819–1888
Marriage: about 1840
William M. Schleifer
1848–
John Schleifer
1856–
Mary Newcomer Schleifer
1850–1928
Elmira Schleifer
1852–1886
Peter N Schleifer
1854–
Henry Schleifer
1857–
Charles Schleifer
1859–1938

Spouse and Children

    Peter Schleifer

    Male1813–1896Male

    Female1819–1888Female

MARRIAGE
about 1840
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    William M. Schleifer

    Male1848–Male

    Mary Newcomer Schleifer

    Female1850–1928Female

    Elmira Schleifer

    Female1852–1886Female

    Peter N Schleifer

    Male1854–Male

    John Schleifer

    Male1856–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

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.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Jewish (American): Americanized name of any of various European originals with this meaning.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Schleiffer in household of Peter Schleiffer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Schleiffer in household of Peter Schleiffer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Schleifer in household of Peter Schleifer, "United States Census, 1880"

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