Mary E Harless

from 1842 to 1845–
Giles, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Harless was born from 1842 to 1845, in Giles, Virginia, United States, her father, Lorenzo Dow Harless, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Kelly, was 24. She lived in Logan, Virginia, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Dow Harless
Elizabeth Kelly
Nancy Harless
Mary E Harless
Rev Francis Marion Harless
James Chapman Harless
Sarah Ann Elizabeth Harless
Isaac Newton Harless
George Harliss
John Harvey Harless
Lucinda Harless
Edward Sylvester Harless

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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

1 German: unexplained.2 English: probably a variant spelling of (H)arliss, a nickname from Middle English earles ‘earless’, probably denoting someone who was deaf rather than one literally without ears.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Harless in household of Lorenzo D Harless, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary E Harless in household of Lorenzo D Harless, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary E Harless - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mary E Harless

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