Frances Evaline Yager

Brief Life History of Frances Evaline

When Frances Evaline Yager was born on 24 February 1827, in Madison, Virginia, United States, her father, Alfred M Yager, was 28 and her mother, Martha T Ford, was 22. She married Boyd Merrill McCrary on 25 August 1842, in Howard, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Chariton Township, Howard, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Fayette, Howard, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 4 March 1909, in Howard, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Howard, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Boyd Merrill McCrary
1816–1895
Frances Evaline Yager
1827–1909
Marriage: 25 August 1842
Cornelia McCrary
1843–1884
Caroline McCrary
1844–
Mary E. McCrary
1851–
Absalom Coleman McCrary
1846–1866
Martha Jane McCRARY
1848–1944
Annie McCrary
1852–1929
Boyd Merrill Mc Crary
1855–1858
Emily J McCrary
1860–1902
Manie C McCRARY
1862–1947

Sources (9)

  • Evaline Mc Crary in household of B M Mc Crary, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Francis E. Yager, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Frances Evaline Yager McCrary, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

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.

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

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.

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

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

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Jäger (see Jaeger ), German, Dutch, and Slovenian Jager , Slovak and Czech Jáger and Jágr, all meaning ‘hunter’.

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

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