Mary Ann Eads

13 May 1836–29 June 1920 (Age 84)
Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Eads was born on 13 May 1836, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States, her father, Isham Eads, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Sowders, was 41. She married John E. Arney Jr. on 14 March 1853, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Polk Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 29 June 1920, in Chapel Hill, Polk Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Kinser Cemetery, Bedford, Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John E. Arney Jr.
Mary Ann Eads
Marriage: 14 March 1853
William Henry Arney
Martin Vanburen Arney
Wade Hampton Arney
Mary Francis Arney
Charles Arney
Lydia Ellen Arney
Cordelia Arney
Minetta Ettie Arney

Spouse and Children

    John E. Arney Jr.



14 March 1853
Lawrence, Indiana, United States


    William Henry Arney


    Martin Vanburen Arney


    Wade Hampton Arney


    Mary Francis Arney



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 5

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from Eade .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary A Arney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary A Arney in household of John Arney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Eads in household of Isom Eads, "United States Census, 1850"

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