Mary Virginia Mansfield

Brief Life History of Mary Virginia

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.

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Green Cole Reece
Mary Virginia Mansfield
Marriage: 11 August 1836
Frances Mildred Reece
William Allen Reece
Susanna Jane Reece
James R Reece
Sallie Ann Reece
Camelia Ellen Reese
Henry Clark Reece
Robert Joel Reece
Narcissa Belle Reece
Charles Melvin Reese
Lura May Reese
Lulu Ada Reece
Smith A Reese

Sources (16)

  • Mary Reese, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mansfield, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Mary Virginia Reese, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Historical Boundaries 1833: Pettis created from Cooper, Morgan, St Clair, Saline and Non-County Area 15.


Historical Boundaries: 1845: Johnson, Missouri, United States

Name Meaning

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.

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

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