Ann Maria Failing

1813–Female
Oswego, New York

The Life of Ann Maria

When Ann Maria Failing was born on 3 June 1813, her father, Joseph Failing, was 31 and her mother, Mariah Van Alstine, was 27. She married William Brown Jr on 18 July 1832, in Oswego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Sterling, Cayuga, New York, United States in 1865 and Genesee, New York, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

William Brown Jr
1801–1873
Ann Maria Failing
1813–
Marriage: 18 July 1832
Alfred Shepard Brown
1835–1906
Walstein Failing Brown
1839–1915
Caroline Maria Brown
1841–1892
William Augustus Brown
1843–1864
Emily Catherine Brown
1850–1923

Spouse and Children

    William Brown Jr

    Male1801–1873Male

    Female1813–Female

MARRIAGE
18 July 1832
Oswego, New York, United States
children

(5)

    Alfred Shepard Brown

    Male1835–1906Male

    Walstein Failing Brown

    Male1839–1915Male

    Caroline Maria Brown

    Female1841–1892Female

    William Augustus Brown

    Male1843–1864Male

    Emily Catherine Brown

    Female1850–1923Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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

Age 14

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.
1846

Age 33

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fehling .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Brown in household of William Brown, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann Brown in household of Wm Brown, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ann M Brown in household of Henry A Woodworth, "United States Census, 1900"

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