Mary Ann Elizabeth Pannell

10 August 1840–24 January 1906 (Age 65)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Ann Elizabeth

When Mary Ann Elizabeth Pannell was born on 10 August 1840, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Minor Walter Pannell, was 19 and her mother, Mary Ellen Floyd, was 19. She married Andrew McClurkin Beasley on 9 December 1859, in Pontotoc, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States in 1860 and Beat 3, Tippah, Mississippi, United States in 1880. She died on 24 January 1906, in Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Andrew McClurkin Beasley
Mary Ann Elizabeth Pannell
Marriage: 9 December 1859
Melissa Louella Beasley
John Jeremiah Beasley
William Alonzo Beasley
Minor Douglas Beasley
Georgann Josephine Beasley
Mary Aytchafalya Beasley
Benjamin Franklin Beasley
James Thomas Beasley
George Napolean Beasley

Spouse and Children

9 December 1859
Pontotoc, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States


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World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 4

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 20

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Name Meaning

English (Sussex):1. from Middle English panel ‘panel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of panels, for wainscoting or saddles for example. 2. perhaps a variant of Parnell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Beasley in household of John J Beasley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Beazly in household of Andrew Beazly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Parnell in entry for Ella Haston, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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