Mary Ann Mathias

Female24 November 1841–28 May 1900

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Mathias was born on 24 November 1841, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, her father, John F Mathis, was 31 and her mother, Jane Rogers, was 33. She married Jesse Greenberg Vann in Cobb, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bradley, Tennessee, United States in 1860. She died on 28 May 1900, in Apison, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Bradley, Tennessee, United States.

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Jesse Greenberg Vann
Mary Ann Mathias
James Daniel Vann
Mary E. Naoma Vann
Jesse Thomas Vann
Cora Bessie Vann
Alonzo Pliny Vann
William Newton Vann

Sources (5)

  • Mary Mathews in household of John F Mathews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Mathias - birth: 24 November 1844;
  • Mary A. Mathis Vann, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    Cobb, Georgia, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 5

    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 21

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English, Welsh, German, French, Walloon, Luxembourgish, West Indian (mainly Haiti), and African (mainly Tanzania): from a variant of the Biblical personal name Matthias, a Latin and Greek form of Matthew .

    Germanized or Americanized form of Hungarian Mátyás, Czech or Slovak Matyáš, Matiáš, Matiaš, etc., Croatian Matijaš, and Slovenian Matjaš or Matjaž, cognates of 1 (see Matias and Matyas ). Compare Matthias .

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

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