Mary "Polly" Willis

1753–1829 (Age 76)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary "Polly"

When Mary "Polly" Willis was born in 1753, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, her father, John Austin Jacob Willis, was 34 and her mother, Mildred Smith, was 34. She married John Thomas Hale Jr on 17 August 1793, in Wythe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1829, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Hale Jr
1754–1838
Mary "Polly" Willis
1753–1829
Marriage: 17 August 1793
Levi Hale
1774–1826
Rhoda Hale
1780–
Abigail Hale
1790–
Hannah Hale
1776–1855
William Hale
1777–
Sarah Hale
1782–
James Hale
1785–1800
Joseph Hale
1785–1875
James Hale
1786–1860
John Thomas Hale III
1787–1870
Rebecca Elizabeth Hale
1788–1852
Cassander Hale Divine
1790–1858
Thomas Hale I
1790–1860
John Willis Hale
1798–1875
Isham Burrell Hale
1800–1870

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 August 1793
Wythe, Virginia, United States
children

(15)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 5

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 27

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Polly Foster in entry for John Hale, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • 1810 United States Federal Census
  • Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940

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