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Mary Maber Height
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Birth: 1861
Death: 1881
Peekskill
Westchester County
New York, USA

Mary Ackerly of White Plains, New York, was the uneducated daughter of a poor family. So it was only natural that she would be won by the charms of Harry Nelson, "a person of considerable wealth and influence" who lived near Sing Sing.

When she was "in an advanced state of pregnancy, Mary was taken to New York, where board was provided for her in a house of ill fame", according to her deathbed statement. There, Nelson brought Dr. Shove to her room at night. Then "one of them blew out the light while the other proceeded against her will, to perform the operation", which led to the expulsion of a dead baby a day or two later.

Mary sickened, and died on January 20, 1846. 
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Christina Dunigan
Record added: Jan 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103828904
 


- Christina Dunigan
 Added: Jan. 20, 2013
 
 
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