Mary A. Norvell

7 March 1842–2 February 1926 (Age 83)
McMinn, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary A.

When Mary A. Norvell was born on 7 March 1842, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Norvel, was 36 and her mother, Marinda Hartley, was 32. She married Daniel Ghan on 19 September 1866, in Bradley, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Shoal Creek Township, Barry, Missouri, United States for about 30 years and Wheaton, Barry, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 2 February 1926, in Wheaton Township, Barry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wheaton, Barry, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Ghan
1838–1924
Mary A. Norvell
1842–1926
Marriage: 19 September 1866
George William GHAN
1867–1867
Mary Keziah GHAN
1877–1877
Alvin Ulysses Ghan
1868–1945
James Henry Ghan
1869–1932
John Lorenza Elzerber Ghan
1871–1918
Marcus Alphazad Ghan
1872–1960
Joseph Columbus Ghan
1874–1957
Shelly Clifford GHAN
1875–1914
Cornelious Manson Ghan
1878–1910
Huell Thomas Ghan
1880–1964
Edward Ellsworth Ghan
1884–1884

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 September 1866
Bradley, Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

    George William GHAN

    Male1867–1867Male

    Male1868–1945Male

    James Henry Ghan

    Male1869–1932Male

    John Lorenza Elzerber Ghan

    Male1871–1918Male

    Male1872–1960Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Norvel

    Male1806–Male

    Marinda Hartley

    Female1810–Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1842–1926Female

    Eliza Jane Norvell

    Female1848–Female

    Harriet Norvell

    Female1848–Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 4

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1865

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of the Norman habitational name Norman-ville, derived from either of two places so called in Normandy.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Polly A Norvell in household of William Norvell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Gann in household of Daniel Gann, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary A Ghan in household of Ghan, "United States Census, 1910"

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