Mary Ann Greever

about 1825–
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Greever was born about 1825, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Greever, was 34 and her mother, Mary Brooks, was 30. She married Nehemiah B. Earll on 16 February 1848, in Edgar, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Auburn Township, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1860.

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Nehemiah B. Earll
Mary Ann Greever
Marriage: 16 February 1848
Sarah A Earls
Mary E. Earll
Joseph Earll
Adeline Earll
John L. Earll

Spouse and Children

    Nehemiah B. Earll



16 February 1848
Edgar, Illinois, United States


    Sarah A Earls


    Mary E. Earll


    Adeline Earll


    John L. Earll


    Joseph Earll


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 19

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 32

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Dutch and North German Grever .2 Possibly also a variant spelling of English Greaver .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary A Earll in household of Nemiah Earll, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Ann Greever, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Mary Ann Greever, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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