Mary E. Ezell

1809–8 April 1876 (Age 67)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary E.

When Mary E. Ezell was born in 1809, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, her father, Benjamin "Berryman" Ezell, was 26 and her mother, Phoebe Hamblin, was 29. She married Russell Gray Lovan on 20 November 1832, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 8 April 1876, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 67.

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Russell Gray Lovan
Mary E. Ezell
Marriage: 20 November 1832
Daniel Marion Lovan
William B. Lovan
James Porterfield Lovan

Spouse and Children

20 November 1832
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 3

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: of unknown origin. The name was well established in the Carolinas by the mid 18th century. In one branch of the family the name was changed to Israel ; this is a derivative, not the origin.2 Americanized form (under French influence) of German Esel, a nickname from Middle High German esel ‘donkey’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Lovan in household of William B Lovan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Lovan in household of R G Lovan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Ezell, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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