Mary Linn Willis

13 January 1836–20 August 1869 (Age 33)
Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Linn

When Mary Linn Willis was born on 13 January 1836, in Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Lemuel Willis, was 33 and her mother, Almanda C Raymond Simmons, was 30. She married Philip Colby Bean on 23 October 1861, in Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States in 1860. She died on 20 August 1869, at the age of 33, and was buried in Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Colby Bean
Mary Linn Willis
Marriage: 23 October 1861
Lemuel Willis Bean

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1861Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 27
    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

    variant of Will with genitival -s. This surname represents a retention of the second syllable, introduced by the addition of the Middle English genitival suffix -es, which would have been pronounced in the Middle English period. Compare Wills . In some cases the name is a variant of Willey , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.variant of Willows .English:

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Mary Lynn Willis in household of Lemuel Willis, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Linn Willis in entry for Lemuel Willis Bean and Carrie Belle Frost, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Mary Willis in entry for Lemuel Willis Bean, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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