Mary J Makin

1839–20 February 1862 (Age 23)
Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary J

When Mary J Makin was born in 1839, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Robert Michael Makin, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Brewer, was 24. She died on 20 February 1862, in United States, at the age of 23.

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Age 7
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): pet form (with the Middle English diminutive suffix -kin) of May 2.2 Northern English: nickname for an effeminate man, from Middle English maid(en) ‘girl’, ‘young woman’ ( see Maiden ) + the diminutive suffix -kin. It is possible, but unlikely, that it may also have been of more literal application as an occupational name for a female servant.3 Dutch: from a pet form of the Germanic name Macco ( see Mack 2 and 3).

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

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  • Mary J Macon in household of Margaret Macon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1850 census for widow Margaret Makin in Marshall, IN with her 5 children

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