Mary E Olden

Female26 June 1826–1870

Brief Life History of Mary E

When Mary E Olden was born on 26 June 1826, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Barney Barnabus W. Olden, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Gregorg, was 33. She married John William Gee in 1843, in Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Farmington Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1870, in Farmington Hill, Farmington Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 44.

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John William Gee
Mary E Olden
Marriage: 1843
M. Calfinna Gee
William Barney Gee
Harriet E Gee
Sarah Jane Gee
George Gee
John Albert Gee
Frances Stella Gee
Frederick Gee
James Gee
Margareta Gee
Henry M. Gee
Emma Janet Gee
Eva M. Gee

Sources (6)

  • Mary Gee in household of John Gee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Olden in entry for Joel Harrison, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Mary Gee in household of John Gee, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1843Steuben, New York, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (5)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 4

    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.

    1830 · The Oregon Trail

    Age 4

    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.


    Age 20

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

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): variant of Alden .

    Irish (Cork): possibly an altered form of English Oldham .

    North German: patronymic from Old .

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

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