Mary Elizabeth Geasling

March 1855–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Geasling was born in March 1855, in Virginia, United States as the daughter of William L. Geasling and Rebecca G.. She married Frank Lafayette Parcher on 12 May 1868, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Westminster, Westminster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Westminster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Frank Lafayette Parcher
Mary Elizabeth Geasling
Marriage: 12 May 1868
William Francis Parcher
Orin Elias Parcher
Nellie May Parcher
Fred Geasling Parcher

Spouse and Children

12 May 1868
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William L. Geasling


    Rebecca G.




World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 6

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 8

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

Age 31

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kiessling .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Parcher in household of Frank L Parcher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Parcher in household of Frank L Parcher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E. in entry for Nellie May Parcher, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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