Mary E Barney

Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Barney was born in 1815, in Virginia, United States, her father, Benjamin Bosley Barney, was 54 and her mother, Mary Barnett, was 42.

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Benjamin Bosley Barney
Mary Barnett
Nicholas Barnet Barney
Joseph William Barney
Daniel Barney
Sarah Elizabeth Barney
Mary E Barney

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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 5

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

Age 9

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

Name Meaning

Irish: Bârr, head, and neać, an individual, meaning a leader. Perhaps the name is the equivalent of bairneać, a limpet (a mollusk) found on tops (bârr) of rocks when the tide has ebbed.

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