Mary Ann Sweet

about 1816–25 September 1879 (Age 63)
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Sweet was born about 1816, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, her father, William Sweet, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Betsy Wiseman, was 26. She married James A Balser in 1836, in Virginia, United States. She lived in Rockbridge Parish, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 25 September 1879, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

James Potter
1815–
Mary Ann Sweet
1816–1879
Frances L Potter
1837–
Elizabeth Potter
1839–
James J Potter
1840–
Ann Potter
1842–
Mathew Potter
1855–
Price Potter
1857–
Martin Potter
1843–1915
William Hamliton Potter
1845–1933
Robert Jackson Potter
1846–
George Thomas Potter
1849–1918
Sarah Mildred Potter
1853–1873
Jane Potter
1854–
John P Potter
1858–1936
Joseph Edward Potter
1860–1934

Spouse and Children

    James Potter

    Male1815–Male

    Female1816–1879Female

children

(14)

    Frances L Potter

    Female1837–Female

    Elizabeth Potter

    Female1839–Female

    James J Potter

    Male1840–Male

    Ann Potter

    Female1842–Female

    Martin Potter

    Male1843–1915Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1790–Male

    Elizabeth Betsy Wiseman

    Female1790–Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1809–Female

    William Sweet

    Male1810–Male

    Margaret 'Peggy' Sweet

    Female1814–Female

    Female1816–1879Female

    Moses Sweet

    Male1818–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 8

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

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

Anglo-Saxon: Swet, sweet, pleasant

Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Patter in household of James Patter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary A Potter in household of James Potter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna Potter in household of James Potter, "United States Census, 1850"

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