When Mary Virginia Mansfield was born on 13 April 1821, in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Wilkerson Mansfield, was 28 and her mother, Mildred Clark, was 24. She married Green Cole Reece on 11 August 1836, in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Georgetown, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Washington Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 13 August 1913, in Mound City Township, Linn, Kansas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Knob Noster, Johnson, Missouri, United States.
English: habitational name from a place so named in Nottinghamshire. The placename means ‘open land by the river Maun’, from the river name Maun (which may take its name from a hill named with Old English mamme ‘teat’) + Old English feld ‘open country’.
Irish (Waterford): when not an importation of 1, this is an altered form of the Norman name de Manville (see Mandeville 3).
Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Mansfeld, a habitational name from a place so called in Saxony.
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