Mary Virginia Pinner

Female1 March 1850–7 June 1931

Brief Life History of Mary Virginia

When Mary Virginia Pinner was born on 1 March 1850, in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Dixon Pinner, was 30 and her mother, Emily Elizabeth Ashley, was 23. She married James Marion Hoover on 18 December 1872, in Lyon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Mooney Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Randolph, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 7 June 1931, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Verona, Lawrence, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Marion Hoover
Mary Virginia Pinner
Marriage: 18 December 1872
Claudie Z. Hoover
Ulysses Grant Hoover
Clara Cornelia Hoover
Guy Frank Hoover
Bertha Ann Hoover
Estella G. Hoover
Andrew Jackson Hoover

Sources (13)

  • Mary ? A Pinney in household of Thomas D Pinney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mollie V. Pi...R, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Mary Virgina Pinner Hoover, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1872Lyon, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 11

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


    Age 13

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

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 22

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English and North German: occupational name for a maker of pins or pegs (alternatively, in the case of the German name, a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker), a derivative of Pinn , with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

    English: occupational name for a maker or user of combs, Anglo-Norman French peigner, an agent derivative of peigne ‘comb’.

    English: habitational name from Pinner, now part of northwest London, which derives its name from Old English pinn ‘pin, peg’ + ōra ‘slope, ridge’, describing a projecting hill spur.

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

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