Mary Frances Beason

1849–1889 (Age 40)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Beason was born in 1849, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Alexander Beason, was 26 and her mother, Louisa Jane Pryor, was 19. She married Robert C May on 20 February 1865, in Pope, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lee Township, Pope, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died about 1889, in Pope, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Robert C May
1846–1914
Mary Frances Beason
1849–1889
Marriage: 20 February 1865
William Franklin May
1867–1936
Mattie May
1871–1872
Minnie May
1875–1967
James May
1877–1880
Maggie E May
1879–1937
Florence E. May
1881–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 February 1865
Pope, Arkansas, United States
children

(6)

    William Franklin May

    Male1867–1936Male

    Mattie May

    Female1871–1872Female

    Female1875–1967Female

    James May

    Male1877–1880Male

    Maggie E May

    Female1879–1937Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1861

Age 12

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1863

Age 14

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

Age 21

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

Probably a variant spelling of the English surname Beeson , itself a variant of Beeston ( see Beaston ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary F May in household of Robert C May, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frances Beason in household of Alexander Beason, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Francis May in household of Robert C May, "United States Census, 1880"

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