Mary Ann Winchester

1826–25 September 1858 (Age 32)
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Winchester was born in 1826, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jonathan Winchester, was 26 and her mother, Mahala Sweet, was 24. She married Andrew Bailey Slaven on 16 September 1852, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 September 1858, in her hometown, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Bailey Slaven
Mary Ann Winchester
Marriage: 16 September 1852
James Granville Slaven
John Lafayette Slaven
James Granville Slaven
Sarah Jane Slaven
Mahala Ann Stacy Slaven
Rebecca Ann Slaven
Rebecca A Slaven

Spouse and Children

16 September 1852
Wayne, Kentucky, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Winchester






    Elizabeth Winchester


World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

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.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 4

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 10

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in Hampshire, so named from the addition of Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’) to the Romano-British name Venta, of disputed origin.

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

Sources (1)

  • Pally A. Winchester in entry for J. G. Slavy, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"

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