Mary Shelmadine

about 1820–
Oil Creek Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Shelmadine was born about 1820, in Oil Creek Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Bornt Shelmadine, was 40 and her mother, Anna Washburn, was 34. She married Mr. Hicks about 1841, in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Mr. Hicks
1815–
Mary Shelmadine
1820–
Marriage: about 1841

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1841
Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1780–1843Male

    Anna Washburn

    Female1786–1846Female

siblings

(15)

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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 0

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1863

Age 43

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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