Mary "Polly" Wiley

1794–14 December 1853 (Age 59)
Pendleton, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary "Polly"

Mary "Polly" Wiley was born in 1794, in Pendleton, Virginia, United States as the daughter of Alexander Wiley and Margaret Callaghan. She married Henry Shockey on 5 March 1811, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Floyd, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 14 December 1853, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Henry Shockey
1780–1858
Mary "Polly" Wiley
1794–1853
Marriage: 5 March 1811
Alexander Shockey
1817–
Preston Shockey
1818–
Jonathon James Shockey
1820–1845
Elizabeth A. Shockey
1825–
Rosanna Shockey
1828–1896
Madison Shockey
1823–1907
Charlotte Shockley
1829–1914
Mary Jane Shockey
1834–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 March 1811
Floyd, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Alexander Shockey

    Male1817–Male

    Preston Shockey

    Male1818–Male

    Male1820–1845Male

    Male1823–1907Male

    Elizabeth A. Shockey

    Female1825–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Wiley

    Male1766–1811Male

    Margaret Callaghan

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

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.
1812

Age 18

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 Northern Irish and Scottish: variant of Wylie .2 Possibly also English, a habitational name from Wylye in Wiltshire, named for the Wylye river ( see Wilton ).3 English: possibly a variant of Willey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Shockey in household of Henry Shockey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Shocky in entry for Roseanah Shocky, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"
  • Shadkey in entry for Charlattie Vest, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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