Mary Virginia Mansfield

Female13 April 1821–13 August 1913

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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Family Time Line

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
Albert Smith Reece

Sources (16)

  • Mary V Reese in household of Charles M Reese, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mansfield, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Mary Virginia Mansfield in entry for Narcissa Belle Reese, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 August 1836Caldwell, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 12

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


    Age 25

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

    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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