Mary Bell Personett

17 November 1869–28 October 1897 (Age 27)
Bogue, Graham, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Bell

When Mary Bell Personett was born on 17 November 1869, in Bogue, Graham, Kansas, United States, her father, Otis Franklin Personett, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Maria Bailey, was 23. She married Isaac Newton Cook on 26 February 1888, in Graham, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Graham Township, Graham, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Graham, Kansas, United States in 1895. She died on 28 October 1897, in Hill City, Graham, Kansas, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Roscoe Cemetery, Graham, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Newton Cook
Mary Bell Personett
Marriage: 26 February 1888
Ethel Blanch Cook
Nancy Ellen Cook
Lela Inez Cook
Emily Leona Cook
Marion Otis Cook
Mary Bell Cook

Spouse and Children

26 February 1888
Graham, Kansas, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Otis Franklin Personett


    Elizabeth Maria Bailey




+9 More Children

World Events (7)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 8

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

Name Meaning

Variant of Personette .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary B Cook in household of I N Cook, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Mary B Personett in household of Otis B Personett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Personett in entry for Roy G Mason and Mary B Kenworthy, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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