Mary "Polly" Rountree

24 December 1784–after 1850 (Age 65)
Pitt, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary "Polly"

When Mary "Polly" Rountree was born on 24 December 1784, in Pitt, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jesse Rountree II, was 19 and her mother, Winnifred Jenkins, was 19. She married Jacob Atkinson in 1800, in Pitt, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died after 1850, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Atkinson
1776–1837
Mary "Polly" Rountree
1784–1850
Marriage: 1800
Winifred Atkinson
1801–1870
Atkinson
Wright Atkinson
1804–
Ruth Atkinson
1809–1900
Jesse Rountree Atkinson
1811–1882
Benjamin Atkinson
1814–1855
Jenkins Irvin Atkinson
1815–1849
John Wright Atkinson
1821–1910
Charles R Atkinson
1823–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1800
Pitt, North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

    Winifred Atkinson

    Female1801–1870Female

    Wright Atkinson

    Male1804–Male

    Ruth Atkinson

    Female1809–1900Female

    Jesse Rountree Atkinson

    Male1811–1882Male

    Benjamin Atkinson

    Male1814–1855Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

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.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 5

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1803

Age 19

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a rowan or mountain ash, from Middle English rown (Old Norse rogn) + tree (Old English trēow).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Craven County NC Estate Files, Jesse Rountree, 1837
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary or Polly Roundtree - Published information: birth-name: Mary Rowntree
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary or Polly Roundtree - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mary "Polly" Rowntree or Roundtree

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