Mary Polly Glenn

Brief Life History of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Glenn was born on 5 May 1791, in Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, United States, her father, Col. Robert Glenn Sr., was 23 and her mother, Agnes "Nancy" Denny, was 21. She married Ali D. Smith Jr. in February 1811, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Cole, Missouri, United States in 1850. She died on 27 February 1879, in Moniteau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Marshall, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ali D. Smith Jr.
1791–1872
Mary Polly Glenn
1791–1879
Marriage: February 1811
James D Smith
1813–1870
Hester Ann Smith
1831–1890
Senith Smith
1818–1864
Elisabeth Smith
1820–1903
Patrick Smith
1820–
Hannah Smith
1822–1902
Nancy Smith
1824–1912
Jane Smith
1827–1916
Absolam B Smith
1835–1916

Sources (2)

  • Mary Smith in household of Ali Smith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Polly Glenn Smith, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

Name Meaning

Irish (Derry and Galway): from Mag Fhloinn, see McGlynn .

English: variant of Glen .

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

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