Mary " Polly" Spaulding

4 October 1784–29 March 1844 (Age 59)
Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary " Polly"

When Mary " Polly" Spaulding was born on 4 October 1784, in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Phinehas Spaulding, was 25 and her mother, Rebecca Jaquith, was 25. She married John Buckley Underwood in 1811. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 29 March 1844, in Spencer, Spencer, Tioga, New York, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in North Spencer, Spencer, Tioga, New York, United States.

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John Buckley Underwood
Mary " Polly" Spaulding
Marriage: 1811
David M Underwood
Susan Ann Crum
Joseph Underwood

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 13

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Spalding .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Spaulding in entry for Susan Ann Crum, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Polly Underwood, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary "Polly" Spaulding - Published information: birth-name: Mary "Polly" Spaulding

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