Mary Ann McPherson

1828–1890 (Age 62)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann McPherson was born in 1828, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Alexander McPherson, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Campbell, was 29. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Simpson Hester Blanton. She lived in Union, Union, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1860. She died on 11 June 1890, at the age of 62, and was buried in Marion, Marion, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simpson Hester Blanton
1827–1859
Mary Ann McPherson
1828–1890
Alexander McAskill Blanton
1851–1912
Edmund Hester Blanton
1853–1914
Dialpha Blanton
1856–
William Isiah Blanton
1857–1926
Simpson Blanton
1859–1927

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Alexander McAskill Blanton

    Male1851–1912Male

    Male1853–1914Male

    Dialpha Blanton

    Female1856–Female

    William Isiah Blanton

    Male1857–1926Male

    Simpson Blanton

    Male1859–1927Male

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander McPherson

    Male1799–Male

    Nancy Campbell

    Female1799–Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1828–1890Female

    Elizabeth Rebecca McPherson

    Female1829–1906Female

    Nancy McPhearson

    Female1832–Female

    William D McPherson

    Male1833–1916Male

    Martha McPhearson

    Female1837–Female

World Events (8)

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 1

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
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.
1846

Age 18

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain ‘son of the parson’ ( see Parsons ). This is the surname of various ecclesiastical families in Aberdeenshire and Argyll; it is also established in northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marion Blanton in household of Alex Mc Pherson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Blanton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Ann Blanton in household of Simpson Blanton, "United States Census, 1850"

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