Mary H Scearce

about 1806–1870 (Age 64)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary H Scearce

When Mary H Scearce was born about 1806, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Jackson Scarce, was 27 and her mother, Christina Earp, was 25. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Matthew Callaham. She lived in Southern District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1860. She died in 1870, at the age of 64, and was buried in Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Callaham
Mary H Scearce
Nathan Anderson Callahan
Henry Jackson Calahan
Sarah A F Sallie Calahan
Maria Callahan
Martha Christine Callahan
Emeline Callahan

Spouse and Children




    Henry Jackson Calahan


    Maria Callahan


    Martha Christine Callahan


    Sarah A F Sallie Calahan


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 6

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 18

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

Hebrew: Bitter; Marion is the French form.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Callahan in household of Matthew Callahan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary H Scearce in entry for Moriah D Scearce, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Elizabeth Scearce in entry for Emily E Griffith, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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