Mary Wymer

about 1824–after 1880 (Age 56)
Upshur, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Wymer was born about 1824, in Upshur, Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob P Wimer, was 31 and her mother, Anna Mary Rexrode, was 23. She married Elias Bennett in 1846, in Lewis, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died after 1880, in Warren District, Upshur, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 8176.

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Family Time Line

Elias Bennett
1807–1879
Mary Wymer
1824–1880
Marriage: 1846
Isaiah M Bennett
1834–1876
Ormsby Ellsworth Bennett
1841–1911

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1846Lewis, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1824 · "Mary Randolph Publishes ""The Virginia Housewife"""
    Age 0
    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 20
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk): from the Middle English personal name Wymer, Old English Wīgmǣr (composed of the elements wīg ‘war’ + mǣr ‘famous’), reinforced by the cognate ancient Germanic form Wigmar, introduced into England from France by the Normans. Compare Wimmer 5. Among the Normans, this name became confused with an Old Breton personal name, Wiumarch, composed of the elements uuiu ‘worthy’ + march ‘horse’.Altered form of German Weimer .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Wimer
    Wymore
    Waymack
    Wimmer

    Sources (9)

    • Mary Bennett in household of Elias Bennett, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Wymer, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
    • Mary Bennett in entry for Elias Bennett, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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