Mary Ivie Worley

20 March 1878–7 July 1965 (Age 87)
Milam Land District, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Ivie

When Mary Ivie Worley was born on 20 March 1878, her father, Aden Isaac Worley, was 33 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bishop, was 26. She married Elwyn Campbell Moseley on 28 June 1911, in Milam Land District, Texas, United States. She lived in Milam, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 7 July 1965, in Rockdale, Milam, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Thorndale Cemetery, Thorndale, Milam, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elwyn Campbell Moseley
Mary Ivie Worley
Marriage: 28 June 1911

Spouse and Children

28 June 1911
Milam Land District, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Margaret Louisa Worley


    Martha America Worley


    Joseph Alexander Worley



    Aden O. Worley


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 3

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 23

Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful "oil boom".

Name Meaning

English: most probably a habitational name, either from a variant spelling of Wortley , or alternatively from places in Essex and Somerset called Warley, named in Old English with wær, wer ‘weir’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, or from Warley in the West Midlands, which is named with Old English weorf ‘draft oxen’ + lēah.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary I Worley in household of Aiden I Worley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ivy M Moseley in household of Elwyn C Moseley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jane M Moseley in household of Elwyn Moseley, "United States Census, 1940"

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