Mary Magdalena Hartsock

1817–1901 (Age 84)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Magdalena

When Mary Magdalena Hartsock was born on 25 August 1817, in Virginia, United States, her father, Isaac Hartsock, was 21 and her mother, Rebecca Whisenand, was 23. She married Abraham Godsey in 1838, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Marion Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Baker Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 25 November 1901, in Monroe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Paragon, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Magdalena Hartsock
Abraham Godsey
Marriage: 1838
Joseph Godsey
Isaac Godsey
Abraham Godsey
Marion Godsey
Charles Godsey

Spouse & Children

Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 7

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 27

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

Probably an altered form of Herzog .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Godsey in household of Albert Cooksey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pally Godsey in household of Abram Godsey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Godsey in household of Abram Godsey, "United States Census, 1850"

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