Mary E Collier

3 May 1841–29 April 1917 (Age 76)
Randolph, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Collier was born on 3 May 1841, in Randolph, Missouri, United States, her father, Lewis Collier, was 39 and her mother, Judith Cornelious, was 39. She married Hardin P Benning in December 1872, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Callao Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Callao, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 29 April 1917, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Hardin P Benning
1826–1892
Mary E Collier
1841–1917
Marriage: December 1872
Olive Judith Benning
1873–1945
Hardin L. Benning
1875–1954
Bessie Lee Benning
1877–1957
Anna S. Benning
1882–1956

Spouse and Children

    Hardin P Benning

    Male1826–1892Male

    Female1841–1917Female

MARRIAGE
December 1872
Missouri, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Collier

    Male1802–1881Male

    Judith Cornelious

    Female1802–1865Female

siblings

(3)

    Luther Todd Collier

    Male1825–1917Male

    Dr. Abner Collier

    Male1830–1895Male

    Female1841–1917Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 19

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal, from Middle English cole ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -(i)er.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Benning, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Benning, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Benning in household of Hardin Benning, "United States Census, 1880"

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