Mary Conway
(1614-1659)

Mary Conway is the seventh great grandmother of Rachel Wilcox Liberacki.

Parents

John Conway
Catherine Verney

Spouse

Edmund Mason


Thomas Tracy

Children

None


John Tracy
Thomas Tracy
Jonathan Tracy
Miriam Tracy
Solomon Tracy
Daniel Tracy
Samuel Tracy


Mary Conway1 was born in Connecticut during 1614.2 Nothing is known of Edward Mason, her first husband, including the date she married him.

Mary married Thomas Tracy during 1641 in Wethersfield, Connecticut.

Mary died in Saybrook, Connecticut on 20 February 1659.

One of Mary's descendants was Mamie Geneva Doud who married Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States.

1Authors of books published prior to the early twentieth century did not know Mary's last name. Some records list her as Mary Mason because this was her married name.
2Although some records list her birth place as Norwich, Connecticut, Norwich had not yet been founded in 1614.

Documents

Library

Caulkins, Frances Manwaring. History of Norwich Connecticut from Its Posession by the Indians to the Year 1866. np: Friends of the Author, 1874.

The Celebration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Primitive Organization of the Congregational Church and Society, in Franklin, Connecticut, October 14th, 1868. New Haven, CT: Tuttle, Morehouse, and Taylor. 1869.

Cutter, William Richard. (ed.) Genealogical and Family History of Western New York: A Record of the Achievements of Here People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation.. Vol. 2. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1912.

Hart, Craig. A Genealogy of the Wives of the American Presidents and Their First Two Generations of Descent. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2004.

Hurd, D. Hamilton. History of Essex County, Massachusetts, with Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men. Volume 1. Philadelphia: J. Lewis and Company, 1888.

Liston-Griswold, Mattie. Tracy Genealogy: Ancestors and Descendants of Thomas Tracy of Lenox, Massachusetts. Kalamazoo, MI: Doubleday Brothers and Company, 1900.

Ripley, Charles Stedman. Ancestors of Lieutenant Thomas Tracy of Norwich, Connecticut. Boston: Alfred Mudge and Son Printers, 1895.

Tracy, Evert E. Tracy Genealogy: Ancestors and Descendants of Lieutenant Thomas Tracy of Norwhich, Conn., 1660. Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons Publishers, 1898.



Johann Theodore de Bry's The Abduction of Pocahontas 1618
In 1614, the year that Mary Mason was born, Pocahontas married John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia.