Mary Ann Staples

Female21 August 1815–21 February 1854

Brief Life History 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

Sources (35)

  • Mary A Burnham in household of Smith Burnham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Ann Mrs. Moulton, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Mary Ann Staples, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1833Lee, Penobscot, Maine, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Oldest grave seen in memorials list

    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. 

    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


    variant of Staple with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    variant of Stable or Staple , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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