Mary Marler


Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Marler was born in 1855, in Rapides, Louisiana, United States, her father, Silas Marler, was 28 and her mother, Mary Jane Holloway, was 33. She died in 1863, in Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 8.

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Family Time Line

Silas Marler
Mary Jane Holloway
Georgiana Marler
Martha Ann Marler
Meredith "Bud" Marler
Julia Marler
Mary Marler
Wesley Burton Marler
Silas Cessions Marler
David Crocket Marler

Sources (1)

  • Mary Marlow in household of Silas Marlow, "United States Census, 1860"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (2)


Age 8

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

occupational name from Middle English marler, either ‘spreader of marl (as fertilizer)’ or ‘hewer or quarrier of marl’.

topographic name from Middle English marlere ‘marl-pit’ (Old French marliere).

in Norfolk, perhaps also a variant of Morley .

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

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