Mary Frances Reddish

12 June 1827–12 March 1905 (Age 77)
Shelby, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Reddish was born on 12 June 1827, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States, her father, Ransom Reddish, was 27 and her mother, Olivia Robertson, was 23. She married David Gillaspie in 1847, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Greene Township, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Union Township, Warren, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 March 1905, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Albia, Monroe, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Gillaspie
1815–1890
Mary Frances Reddish
1827–1905
Marriage: 1847
Sarah Samantha Gillaspie
1847–1908
Ann Gillaspie
1862–
William Joseph Gillaspie
1849–1923
Olivia Catherine Gillaspie
1851–1919
Nancy Emily Gillaspie
1855–1928
Reuben Gillaspie
1857–1865
Infant Gillespie
1861–1861
James Dain Gillaspie
1865–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1847
Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Sarah Samantha Gillaspie

    Female1847–1908Female

    William Joseph Gillaspie

    Male1849–1923Male

    Olivia Catherine Gillaspie

    Female1851–1919Female

    Female1855–1928Female

    Reuben Gillaspie

    Male1857–1865Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 19

The Geographic Names Information System(GNIS) describes Albia Post Office as opened as Clarksville 01/15/1846. Name changed to Monroe Center 05/24/1847. Name changed to Albia 05/31/1848
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 23

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Reddish in Lancashire or Redditch in Worcestershire, which are respectively ‘reed ditch’ (Old English hrēod + dīc) and ‘red ditch’(from Old English rēad). The surname is now common in Nottinghamshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary F Gillespie in household of David Gillespie, "United States Census, 1850"
  • May Gillaspie in household of David Gillaspie, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary F Gillespie in household of David Gillespie, "United States Census, 1880"

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