Mary Ann Staples

21 August 1815–21 February 1854 (Age 38)
Litchfield, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Staples was born on 21 August 1815, in Litchfield, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, Jeremiah Staples, was 35 and her mother, Mary "Molly" Sanborn, was 31. She married Levi D. Moulton on 15 December 1833, in Lee, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Lee, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1815 and Springfield, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1850. She died on 21 February 1854, in Maine, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Academy Cemetery, Lee, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi D. Moulton
Mary Ann Staples
Marriage: 15 December 1833
Elvira M. Moulton
Abigail Moulton
Wealthey Day Moulton
Mary Elizabeth Moulton

Spouse and Children

    Levi D. Moulton



15 December 1833
Lee, Penobscot, Maine, United States


    Elvira M. Moulton


    Abigail Moulton


    Wealthey Day Moulton


    Mary Elizabeth Moulton


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 5

Maine is the 23rd state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Staple .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Burnham in household of Smith Burnham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Ann in entry for Elvira, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Mary Ann Mrs. Moulton, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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