Mary Hood

1786–Female
Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Hood was born on 9 June 1786, in Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Daniel Hood, was 44 and her mother, Ruth Towne, was 41.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Hood
1741–
Ruth Towne
1745–
Lucy Hood
1763–1776
Jacob Hood
1765–
Ruth Hood
1766–1767
Ruth Hood
1767–
Daniel Hood
1770–1775
Abner Hood
1772–
Mary Hood
1776–
Lucy Hood
1778–
Elisabeth Hood
1780–
Daniel Hood
1783–
Mary Hood
1786–

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World Events (3)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 2

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1789

Age 3

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: metonymic occupational name for a maker of hoods or a nickname for someone who wore a distinctive hood, from Middle English hod(de), hood, hud ‘hood’. Some early examples with prepositions seem to be topographic names, referring to a place where there was a hood-shaped hill or a natural shelter or overhang, providing protection from the elements. In some cases the name may be habitational, from places called Hood, in Devon (possibly ‘hoodshaped hill’) and North Yorkshire (possibly ‘shelter’ or ‘fortification’).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUid ‘descendant of Ud’, a personal name of uncertain derivation. This was the name of an Ulster family who were bards to the O’Neills of Clandeboy. It was later altered to Mac hUid. Compare Mahood .

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

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