Mary Ann Adams

about 1791–24 March 1873 (Age 82)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Adams was born about 1791, in Virginia, United States. She married James Wilson Bentley about 1809. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 24 March 1873, in Habersham, Georgia, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

James Wilson Bentley
Mary Ann Adams
Marriage: about 1809
Elias Mitchell Bentley
James M. Bentley
Elizabeth Bentley
Joel A Bentley
Nancy S Bentley
David W. C. Bentley
Mary Ann Bentley
John R Bentley

Spouse and Children

about 1809


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 21

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 28

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. 

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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  • Mary Ann Adams in entry for Mary Ann Kytle, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

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