Mary Ann Hill

about 1837–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Hill was born about 1837, in Virginia, United States as the daughter of John Hill and S.. She married Preston Pauley on 6 March 1856, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Washington Magisterial District, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Preston Pauley
1836–1885
Mary Ann Hill
1837–
Marriage: 6 March 1856
Sarah Ann Pauley
1856–1883
John Pauley
1856–1935
Andrew Jackson Pauley
1858–1929
Josephine Pauley
1860–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 March 1856
Virginia, United States
children

(4)

    Sarah Ann Pauley

    Female1856–1883Female

    John Pauley

    Male1856–1935Male

    Andrew Jackson Pauley

    Male1858–1929Male

    Josephine Pauley

    Female1860–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Hill

    MaleMale

    S.

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(2)

    Female1837–Female

    William H. Hill

    Male1838–Male

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 7

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1863

Age 26

"West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 31

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Pauly in household of Preston Pauly, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Ann Pauley in household of Preston Pauley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Pauley in household of Preston Pauley, "United States Census, 1880"

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