Mary Ellen McArdle

May 1838–
Knox, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen McArdle was born in May 1838, in Knox, Ohio, United States, her father, James Mcardel, was 38 and her mother, Sarah McClaine, was 34. She married Isaac H Martin on 3 July 1883, in Effingham, Illinois, United States. She lived in Mason, Effingham, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Isaac H Martin
Mary Ellen McArdle
Marriage: 3 July 1883

Spouse and Children

3 July 1883
Effingham, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah McClaine




World Events (8)


Age 8

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

Age 10

In 1848, by state legislative action, Knox County lost 3 western townships, South Bloomfield, Chester and Franklin, to Morrow County, leaving Hilliar as the lone original western township.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Árdghail ‘son of Árdghal’, a personal name composed of the elements ard ‘height’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary E Martin in household of I H Martin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marg. Ellen Mcardle, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

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