Mary Ann Dooley

Female1828–19 May 1887

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Dooley was born in 1828, in Harrison, Indiana, United States, her father, Philip Spencer Dooley, was 34 and her mother, Mariah Pigg, was 27. She married Harvey Henry Denbo on 6 May 1872, in Harrison, Indiana, United States. She lived in Harrison Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 19 May 1887, in Corydon, Harrison Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Corydon, Harrison Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States.

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Harvey Henry Denbo
Mary Ann Dooley
Marriage: 6 May 1872

Sources (11)

  • Polly A Duley in household of Maria Duley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Dooley, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Duley - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mary Ann Duley

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  • Marriage
    6 May 1872Harrison Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    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.

    1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

    Age 8

    The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.


    Age 18

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

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhlaoich ‘descendant of Dubhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ (see Duff ) + laoch ‘warrior, hero’.

    English: possibly a variant of Duley , Dolley , and Olley .

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

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