Mary Bledsoe

16 October 1872–5 February 1915 (Age 42)
Gordon Magisterial District, Orange, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Bledsoe was born on 16 October 1872, in Gordon Magisterial District, Orange, Virginia, United States, her father, Moses G Bledsoe, was 38 and her mother, Mary Catlett Sanders, was 40. She lived in Orange, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 5 February 1915, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Unionville, Orange, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses G Bledsoe
1834–1915
Mary Catlett Sanders
1832–1895
Lum V Bledsoe
1853–
Lillian Sanders Bledsoe
1860–1920
Dora Bledsoe
1862–1944
Thomas Hansford Bledsoe
1866–1898
Dr Robert Garnett Bledsoe M D
1868–1944
Mary Bledsoe
1872–1915
Mollie Bledsoe
1875–

Parents and Siblings

    Moses G Bledsoe

    Male1834–1915Male

    Mary Catlett Sanders

    Female1832–1895Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1874 · Secrete Service Headquarters

Age 2

The Secrete Service Headquarters had been in NYC for four years. Finally in 1874, it returns to Washington D.C.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1886

Age 14

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Bledisloe, from the Old English personal name Blīð (a byname meaning ‘cheerful’) + Old English hlāw ‘mound’, ‘tumulus’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Bledsoe in household of M G Bledsoe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Bledsoe in household of Moses G Bledsoe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Bledsoe, "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961"

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