Mary Dolly Errickson

Female4 February 1891–1944

Brief Life History of Mary Dolly

When Mary Dolly Errickson was born on 4 February 1891, in Mansfield, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, her father, William H Errickson, was 30 and her mother, Rebecca C Erickson, was 33. She had at least 1 daughter with Cornelius Provost Terhune. She lived in United States in 1935 and Roselle Park, Union, New Jersey, United States in 1940. She died in 1944, at the age of 53, and was buried in Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States.

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Cornelius Provost Terhune
Mary Dolly Errickson
Mildred Terhune

Sources (6)

  • Mary Errickson in household of Willians H Errickson, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Mary Erickson in household of William H Erickson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Terhune in household of C P Terhune, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 15

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Eriksen , Erikson , etc.

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

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