Mary Hetherington

3 February 1799–
Bogle Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Hetherington was born on 3 February 1799, in Bogle Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States, her father, Grant Hetherington, was 34 and her mother, Gertrude Hold, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Grant Hetherington
1764–
Gertrude Hold
1762–
Henrietta Hetherington
1795–
Thomas Hetherington
1796–1852
Mary Hetherington
1799–
Peter Hetherington
1801–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1821

Age 22

Missouri is the 24th state

Name Meaning

English (northern border counties): habitational name from a place so named in Northumberland, possibly from Old English hēahdēor ‘stag’, ‘deer’ or hǣddre ‘heather’ + -ing ‘characterized by’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 16th century.

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

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