Mary Polly Brue

Brief Life History of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Brue was born about 1804, in Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Brew, was 56 and her mother, Catherine Suberly, was 29. She married William B. Smith on 5 May 1828, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 7 September 1884, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

William B. Smith
1800–
Mary Polly Brue
1804–1884
Marriage: 5 May 1828
Martha Jane Smith
1829–1893

Sources (1)

  • Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index

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World Events (8)

1804

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nordahl, Erik, Nils.

Americanized form of Norwegian Bru .

French: rare variant of Bru and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

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

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