Mary (Mary Sawyer)

Mary Sawyer

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Mary

Alter Ego: Mary Sawyer

Other Names: Mrs. Mary Tyler; Mary from "Mary Had a Little Lamb"; Mary Sawyer Tyler; Mary Lamb

Classification: lead character lead character   real/historical person real/historical person  

Publisher(s): Marsh, Capen & Lyon

Earliest Appearance Listed in This Database: Poems for Our Children (1830): "Mary Had a Little Lamb"

Creators: Sarah Josepha Hale, John Roulstone

Number of Appearances: 16

   Comic Book Appearances: 12

   TV, Film Appearances: 4

Ally: the children

Pet: Little Lamb

Occupation: shepherd

Student of: The Teacher

Birth Place: Sterling, Massachusetts, USA

Race: white

Gender: female

Note: from nursery rhyme; had a little lamb

This Mary is the "Mary" from the famous nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb." The nursery rhyme was written based on a real incident involving a real person: Mary Sawyer.

This Mary Sawyer should NOT be confused with another Sawyer, who is the cousin of Tom Sawyer in books written by Mark Twain.

This character is in the following 17 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Babes in Toyland
The Case Against Jill (2010)
King Cole's Party (1987)
Little Boo-Peep (1953)
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Mary's Little Lamb (1935) (lead character)
Mother Goose on the Loose (1942)
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990)
The Mother Goose Video Treasury (1987)
Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special (1997)
Nursery Chrymes (2011)
Poems for Our Children (1830): "Mary Had a Little Lamb" (lead character)
Super Why! - Season 1, Episode 57 (7 Oct. 2009): "The Story of Mother Goose"
Teletubbies - Season 1, Episode 257 (23 Mar. 1999): "Mary Had a Little Lamb"

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