Mary A. Pendleton

19 December 1838–22 July 1879 (Age 40)
Edmeston, Edmeston, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Mary A.

When Mary A. Pendleton was born on 19 December 1838, in Edmeston, Edmeston, Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Oliver Pendleton, was 35 and her mother, Mary Dennison Southworth, was 35. She married William Sharpless Jackson on 22 May 1860. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States in 1870. She died on 22 July 1879, at the age of 40.

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William Sharpless Jackson
Mary A. Pendleton
Marriage: 22 May 1860
James Frederic Jackson

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22 May 1860


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World Events (6)


Age 8

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

Age 20

Minnesota is the 32nd state.
1862 · The Dakota Conflict/War

Age 24

The Dakota War was an armed conflict between the United States and several bands of Dakota Native Americans. It began along the Minnesota River four years after Minnesota was admitted as a state. The Dakota made attacks on hundreds of settlers, which resulted in their deaths. A military tribunal sentenced 303 Dakota men to death for their crimes but 264 of them were exonerated. The remaining 38 were apart of a mass hanging on December 26 that same year. It was the largest mass execution in United States history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Pendlebury, Greater Manchester, or another in Lancashire, both called Pendleton from the hill name Pendle + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Augusta Jackson in household of William Jackson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Augusta Jackson in household of William Jackson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Althouse in household of Arthur Bonnwell, "United States Census, 1920"

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