From the History of Hancock County, Thomas Gregg, 1880, pg 580

St. Mary's Township

The first celebration of the Fourth of July in this township, and probably the first barbacue (sic) in the county, was held in 1837 in Plymouth, Senator Little orator of the day.


The first death in St. Mary's township was probably that of Jane Box, a daughter of Robert Box, 14th of May, 1833: buried in Augusta.

The first marriage, that of Hezekiah Cain, son of Daniel, to Irene Woodard, in 1833, daughter of Henry Woodard.

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