Mary Van Horn

15 April 1802–13 December 1900 (Age 98)
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Van Horn was born on 15 April 1802, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Van Horn, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Winkler, was 27. She married Jacob Mull in 1822, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 13 December 1900, in her hometown, at the age of 98, and was buried in Burke, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Mull
Mary Van Horn
Marriage: 1822
Harvey A. Mull
John David Mull
Nancy Elizabeth Mull
Jane P. Mull
Isaac H. Mull
Martha Caroline Mull
Joseph Harrison Mull
Mary Ann Mull

Spouse and Children

North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · Walton War

Age 2

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Kayler in household of Federik R Kayler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Kayler in household of F R Kayler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Kayler in household of T R Kayler, "United States Census, 1860"

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