Mary Jane Large

12 December 1846–21 January 1921 (Age 74)
Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Large was born on 12 December 1846, in Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Greenville Large, was 20 and her mother, Malissa Burton, was 17. She married John Tilden Dean on 9 December 1862, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 8, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Perry Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 21 January 1921, in Ironton, Upper Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

John Tilden Dean
1832–1927
Mary Jane Large
1846–1921
Marriage: 9 December 1862
Martha Ann Dean
1865–1949
Horatio Seymour Dean
1869–1950
John William Dean
1871–1950
Thomas Jefferson Dean
1874–1960
Warren Dean
1877–
Jerome Charles Dean
1880–1970
Ethel Dean
1884–
Maude Dean
1887–
Gerard Kinner Dean
1893–1977
GEORGE C. DEAN
1896–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1862
Lawrence, Kentucky, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Greenville Large

    Male1826–1880Male

    Malissa Burton

    Female1829–1918Female

siblings

(14)

    Female1846–1921Female

    General Zachariah Taylor Large

    Male1848–1880Male

    Rebecca Large

    Female1853–1853Female

    Reverend Thomas Henry Large

    Male1854–1931Male

    Louisa Josephine Large

    Female1856–1930Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 4

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 14

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 20

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English and French: nickname (literal or ironic) meaning ‘generous’, from Middle English, Old French large ‘generous’, ‘free’ (Latin largus ‘abundant’). The English word came to acquire its modern sense only gradually during the Middle Ages; it is used to mean ‘ample in quantity’ in the 13th century, and the sense ‘broad’ first occurs in the 14th. This use is probably too late for the surname to have originated as a nickname for a fat man.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary J Large in household of Wm G Large, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Large in household of Wm G Large, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary J Dean in household of John T Dean, "United States Census, 1910"

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