Mary (Polly) Marston Sweat

February 18, 1793–September 20, 1846

Born at Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts; daughter of Eunice Runnells and Samuel Marston. Died at Mount Pisgah, Union County, Iowa Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


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