Margaret Hersey (1746 - 1819)

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Margaret Hersey
1746 - 1819
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Hersey was born on November 25, 1746 at Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. She died on July 28, 1819 at Hingham, Plymouth, MA at age 72.


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Margaret Hersey passed away on July 28, 1819 at Hingham, Plymouth, MA at 72 years old. She was born on November 25, 1746 at Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. There is no information about Margaret's family.
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In 1800, when she was 54 years old, Alessandro Volta presented his findings about the first electrical battery, proving that electricity could be generated chemically and debunking the widely held theory that electricity was generated solely by living beings.

In 1807, by the time she was 61 years old, on August 17th, the Clermont - Robert Fulton's steamboat - made the first successful steamboat trip on the Hudson River between New York City and Albany. The boat ran at an average of 5 miles per hour.

In 1819, in the year of Margaret Hersey's passing, on December 14th, Alabama was admitted as the 22nd U.S. state. Previously called "Alabama Territory", settlers and land speculators had begun pouring into the territory in what was called Alabama Fever, leading to its creation of a state..

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May 2, 1912 - Jul 9, 1999
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May 17, 1894 - April 1977
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Nov 1, 1909 - Aug 11, 2007
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Feb 18, 1910 - July 1981
Margaret Hersey
Jul 4, 1906 - October 1973
Phoenix, Arizona
Margaret M Hersey
Apr 22, 1919 - Apr 15, 1976
Margaret H Hersey
Jul 7, 1902 - Dec 12, 1999
Felton, PA
Margaret H Hersey
Jan 2, 1913 - Jan 27, 2001
Corte Madera, CA
Margaret Hersey
Oct 6, 1913 - Mar 9, 2002
Buffalo, NY
Margaret Hersey
May 23, 1910 - September 1983
Sun City, AZ
Margaret Hersey
Aug 31, 1911 - Jun 11, 1989
Sebring, FL
Margaret Hersey
Jul 26, 1884 - May 1967
Medford, MA
Margaret Hersey
Aug 6, 1887 - January 1976
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Other Herseys

Reuben Hersey
Aug 10, 1757 - Nov 28, 1845
Abigail Lewis Hersey
Born: Jun 29, 1754
James Hersey
Dec 12, 1758 - Mar 27, 1821
James Hersey
Apr 5, 1733 - around 1785
Mary Hersey Wilder
Oct 14, 1711 - Oct 5, 1805
Hannah Hersey
Mar 8, 1728 - Jun 25, 1790
Mary Hersey
Born: Oct 9, 1755
James Hersey Hersey
May 23, 1682 - Sep 19, 1723
William Hersey
Born: May 19, 1690
Jonathan Hersey
Sep 19, 1707 - Jul 12, 1740
Ebed Hersey
Feb 21, 1739 - Dec 25, 1836
Jonathan Hersey
Feb 13 - Jan 10, 1760
Sarah Hersey
Apr 19, 1718 - Jul 17, 1788
Susanna Hersey
Born: Dec 6, 1730
Thomas Hersey
Sep 22, 1734 - Jan 12, 1810
Lydia Cushing Hersey
Aug 23, 1712 - Aug 31, 1740

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Reuben Hersey
Aug 10, 1757 - Nov 28, 1845
Abigail Lewis Hersey
Born: Jun 29, 1754
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Feb 22, 1721 - Nov 16, 1809
Noah Stowell
Jun 26, 1763 - Sep 14, 1850
Anthony Sprague
1728 - 1772
Samuel Sprague
Sep 12, 1724 - 1759
Jedediah Sprague
around 1736 - Dec 29, 1812
Abigail Sprague
Born: 1738
Ellis (Alice) Sprague
Jun 9, 1738 - Oct 10, 1818
Barick Mcdonald
Jan 4, 1733 - Feb 24, 1791
Jonas Sprague
1742 - Apr 26, 1827
Ira Sprague
around 1784 - Feb 5, 1869
Mercy Dexter Sprague
Oct 10, 1730 - 1774
Phoebe Sprague
Born: Nov 4, 1747
Eseck Sprague
May 29, 1756 - Sep 4, 1824
Sarah Sprague
Sep 29, 1760 - Aug 11, 1788
Abraham Sprague
Feb 8, 1764 - March 1847
Mercy Sprague Mitchell
Sep 15, 1765 - Nov 24, 1873
Freelove Jenckes
Nov 15, 1740 - 1812
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Jun 2, 1728 - 1812
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