Mary Sanders

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Sanders was born in 1823, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Sanders, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Katherine Rook, was 42. She married Abednego Maness in 1847, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Liberty Township, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Ozan Township, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States in 1860. She died in 1860, in Hempstead, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Holly Grove Methodist Cemetery, De Ann, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abednego Maness
Mary Sanders
Marriage: 1847
Aaron Thomas Maness
Milly Maness
Mary Catherine Maness
John W. Maness
Edward Maness

Sources (4)

  • Mary Manas in household of A D Manas, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Sanders Maness, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Maness, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English (Devon), Dutch, and North German: variant of Sander , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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