Mary Linn Willis

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

The Life 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 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
1836–1898
Mary Linn Willis
1836–1869
Marriage: 23 October 1861
Lemuel Willis Bean
1867–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1861
Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (5)

1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

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

English: patronymic from the personal name Will .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Linn Willis in entry for Lemuel Willis Bean and Carrie Belle Frost, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Mary Linn Willis in entry for Lemuel W. Bean and Carrie Belle Frost, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Mary L. Willis, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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