Mary Carriger

3 July 1800–1857 (Age 56)
Watauga Valley, Carter, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Carriger was born on 3 July 1800, in Watauga Valley, Carter, Tennessee, United States, her father, Johann Nicholas Carriger, was 39 and her mother, Katherine Millard, was 31. She married Jonathan Eaton about 1819, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lincoln, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died in 1857, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Eaton
1795–1828
Mary Carriger
1800–1857
Marriage: about 1819
Nancy Minerva Eaton
1820–1892
Cynthia Eaton
1830–
James Macloflin Eaton
1821–
Morgan Eaton
1823–
William Wilson Eaton
1825–1901
Christopher Columbus Eaton
1825–
Elizabeth C Eaton
1827–1894
Sarah Eaton
1830–

Spouse and Children

    Jonathan Eaton

    Male1795–1828Male

    Female1800–1857Female

MARRIAGE
about 1819
Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

    Nancy Minerva Eaton

    Female1820–1892Female

    James Macloflin Eaton

    Male1821–Male

    Morgan Eaton

    Male1823–Male

    William Wilson Eaton

    Male1825–1901Male

    Christopher Columbus Eaton

    Male1825–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

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. 

Name Meaning

1 Probably an altered spelling of Irish Carraher .2 Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Kärcher ( see Karcher ) or Kariger, a variant of Karger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Mary Eaton, "United States Census, 1850"

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