Person:Mary Cole (98)

  • HJohn Payne1740 - 1792
  • WMary W Coles1743 - 1794
m. 1761
  1. Walter Payne1762 - 1785
  2. William Temple Payne1766 - 1794
  3. Dolley Payne1768 - 1849
  4. Lucy Payne1777 - 1846
  5. Mary PayneAbt 1781 - 1808
  6. John Coles Payne1782 - 1860
Facts and Events
Name Mary W Coles
Gender Female
Birth? 14 Oct 1743 Coles Hill, Pittsylvania, Virginia, USAMap: Latitude: 36.87569 Longitude: -79.30058 Birth of Mary Cole Coles Hill Virginia USA
Marriage 1761 New Garden, Guilford, North Carolina, USAMarriage of John Payne and Mary Cole New Garden North Carolina USA
to John Payne
Death? 1794 Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, USAMap: Latitude: 39.28065 Longitude: -80.34453 Death of Mary Cole Clarksburg West Virginia USA
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    Mary Coles Payne, born 1745, married 1761 in Hanover County, Virginia; Mary Coles was a Quaker, John Payne an Episcopalian. In 1764, he applied for membership in her meeting house and was accepted. In 1766, they moved to North Carolina with other Quaker families. In 1769, they returned to Virginia. In 1783, they settled in Philadelphia.

    After her husband's 1792 death, Mary Payne briefly opened their home to boarders, including Congressman Aaron Burr of New York. Several years later, Burr introduced the widowed Dolley Todd to Congressman James Madison of Virginia. In 1793 Mary Payne moved to " Harewood, " the home of her daughter Lucy Washington, in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. She died at home of Mary Jackson, in October 1807.