Brief Life History of Mary

Mary was born in February 1818, in New York, United States. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Nelson Metcalf. She lived in Pike, Pike, Wyoming, New York, United States for about 50 years. She died on 9 January 1901, in Lamont, Wyoming, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Pike, Pike, Wyoming, New York, United States.

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Nelson Metcalf
Ann Eliza Metcalf
Louisa Metcalf
Oscar Metcalf
Sarah Orissa Metcalf
James Metcalf

Sources (8)

  • Mary Metcalf in household of Orland Craft, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Metcalf, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Metcalf in household of Nelson Metcalf, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

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. 

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


Historical Boundaries 1841: Wyoming, New York, United States

Name Meaning

From Hebrew. See Maria and Mary .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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