Mary Elizabeth Armagost

19 July 1854–27 March 1913 (Age 58)
Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Armagost was born on 19 July 1854, in Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Miles Armagost, was 26 and her mother, Rebecca Jane Emerich, was 21. She married Jerome Allington on 12 December 1871, in Brighton, Washington, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jewell, Jewell, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Harrison, Jewell, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 March 1913, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Shaffer Cemetery, Mankato, Jewell, Kansas, United States.

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Jerome Allington
Mary Elizabeth Armagost
Marriage: 12 December 1871
Edward Franklin Allington
William Erastus Allington
Lillian Rosella Allington
Harold Austin Allington
Thomas Miles Allington
Eva Ardell Allington
John Daughterty

Spouse and Children

12 December 1871
Brighton, Washington, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 3

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 16

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

Hispanic: from the Germanic personal name Aringast, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + gast ‘stranger’, ‘host’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Hington in household of Jerome Hington, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Allington in household of Jerone Allington, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Alington in household of Jerome Alington, "United States Census, 1910"

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