Mary Thomas

29 April 1737–about 1800 (Age 62)
Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Thomas was born on 29 April 1737, in Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Noah Thomas, was 27 and her mother, Mary Alden, was 24. She married Deacon Benjamin Tucker Jr on 12 February 1760, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 1737. She died about 1800, at the age of 63.

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Deacon Benjamin Tucker Jr
Mary Thomas
Marriage: 12 February 1760
Molly Tucker
Benjamin Tucker
Woodward M Tucker
Ephraim Tucker
Ruth Tucker
Sally Tucker
Lazarus Tucker
Joseph Alden Tucker
Abraham Tucker

Spouse and Children

12 February 1760
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America


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World Events (4)


Age 39

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 39

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 49

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Thomas, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Mary, Mrs, Jr Thomas, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mrs. Mary Jr. Thomas, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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