Mary Magdaline Phelps

Female15 May 1778–25 June 1865

Brief Life History of Mary Magdaline

When Mary Magdaline Phelps was born on 15 May 1778, in Orange, Virginia, United States, her father, John Phelps I, was 39 and her mother, Katherine LeGrand, was 43. She married Reuben Stapp on 17 December 1793, in Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 25 June 1865, in Madison, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Madison, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Stapp
Mary Magdaline Phelps
Marriage: 17 December 1793
Minerva Stapp
Reuben Stapp
William Stapp
Robert P. Stapp
John Stapp
Thomas Jefferson Stapp
Mary Stapp
Pauline Stapp
Eliza Stepp
Woodson Stapp
Irvine P. Stapp

Sources (8)

  • Mary M Stapp in household of Irvine P Stapp, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Magdelin Phelps, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Mary Magdaline Phelps Stapp, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1793Madison, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 2

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 3

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

    Age 23

    The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (southwestern): variant of Phillips .

    History: The brothers George and William Phelps emigrated from Gloucestershire, England, to Dorchester, MA, c. 1630. Five years later they moved to Windsor, CT. George's sixth-generation descendant, Anson Greene Phelps (1781–1853), rose from being a penniless orphan to the status of a major industrialist and a prominent CT philanthropist.

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

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