Mary J Makin

Female1839–20 February 1862

Brief Life History 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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Mary J Makin

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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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Age 7

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

Name Meaning

English (northwestern): from the Middle English personal name Maykin, a diminutive of May , a pet form of Mayhew (see Matthew ). Compare Makinson .

English (northwestern): nickname from Middle English maide + diminutive suffix -kin ‘little maid’, perhaps used in a derogatory sense.

Irish: variant of Mackin .

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

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