Mary Niles

25 February 1748–5 May 1841 (Age 93)
Colchester, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary

When Mary Niles was born on 25 February 1748, in Colchester, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Rev Nathan Niles, was 28 and her mother, Mary Sexton, was 26. She married Joseph Kellogg in 1767, in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 5 May 1841, in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Kellogg
1746–1823
Mary Niles
1748–1841
Marriage: 1767
Molly Kellogg
1770–1771
Betty Kellogg
1772–
Joseph Kellogg
1774–1842
Solomon Kellogg
1777–1874
Mary Kellogg Blakesley
1780–1860
Nathan Kellogg
1783–
Susannah Kellogg
1785–
Sylvanus Kellogg
1788–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1767
Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 28

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 33

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 52

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

1 English: perhaps a patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal ( see Nelson ).2 Possibly a variant of German Neils , a derivative of the personal name Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Niles, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary Kellogg in entry for Joseph Kellogg, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Mary in entry for Mary Kellogg, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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