Mary Ann Marley

12 January 1838–2 March 1915 (Age 77)
Bath, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Marley was born on 12 January 1838, in Bath, Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Marley, was 29 and her mother, Mary D. Moore, was 22. She married James William Hickman on 8 January 1857, in Upshur, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Nicholas, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Banks District, Upshur, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 2 March 1915, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

James William Hickman
1834–1908
Mary Ann Marley
1838–1915
Marriage: 8 January 1857
Mary Estelline Hickman
1859–1882
Charles E. Hickman
1880–1962
Huldah J. Hickman
1862–1898
Virginia Engerly Hickman
1864–1935
Samuel George Hickman
1864–1930
Sarah E. Hickman
1866–1912
William Elliot Hickman
1869–1931
James W. Hickman
1869–
Lanty Stewart Hickman
1873–1955
Edward Grant Hickman
1875–1948
Rankin Hickman
1876–
Etta Susan Hickman
1877–1913

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1857Upshur, Virginia, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 6
    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.
    1846
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 23
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Devon, Kent, and Yorkshire. According to Ekwall, the first element of these placenames is respectively Old English (ge)mǣre ‘boundary’, myrig ‘pleasant’, and mearth ‘(pine) marten’. The second element in each case is Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’. This surname was taken to Ireland by a Northumbrian family who settled there in the 17th century.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Marlow

    Sources (19)

    • Mary Ann Hickman in household of James W Hickman, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary in entry for Sylvester L Marsh and Virginia I Hickman, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
    • Mary A Hickman in household of James W Hickman, "United States Census, 1870"

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