Mary Ann Coberly

about 1816–
Bath, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Coberly was born about 1816, in Bath, Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph Coberly, was 25 and her mother, Nancy Williams, was 25. She married Absalom Yeager on 27 February 1837, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Barbour, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Barker Twp, Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Absalom Yeager
Mary Ann Coberly
Marriage: 27 February 1837
Virginia Yeager
Joseph Coberly Yeager
Margaret Elizabeth Yeager
Alfred Yeager
Julia Ann Yeager
Mary Nancy Yeager
Daniel M Yeager
Malissa Yeager
Mary C Yeager
William Yeager

Spouse and Children

    Absalom Yeager



27 February 1837
Randolph, West Virginia, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Nancy Williams




World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 8

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 31

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Köberle, an occupational name for a basket maker or a peddler, from Middle High German kober ‘carrying basket’ + the diminutive suffix -le. In some instances in eastern Germany the surname may be derived from Slavic kovar ‘blacksmith’ ( see Cofer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary A Yager in household of Absalom Yager, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Yeager in household of William Yeager, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Ann Yeager in entry for Mary C. Yeager, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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