Mary Ann Whitakar

27 November 1822–23 May 1897 (Age 74)
New Garden Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Whitakar was born on 27 November 1822, in New Garden Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States, her father, William Whitacre, was 20 and her mother, Sarah Roberts, was 20. She married John Jessop on 29 December 1841, in Whitewater, Franklin Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Webster Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Blue River Township, Hancock, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 23 May 1897, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

John Jessop
1821–1896
Mary Ann Whitakar
1822–1897
Marriage: 29 December 1841
Sarah Ann Jessup
1843–1915
Isaac Jessup
1848–
Elwood Jessup
1846–1911
Alpheus Jessop
1856–1926
Melton W. Jessop
1862–1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1841
Whitewater, Franklin Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1802–1836Male

    Sarah Roberts

    Female1802–1836Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1822–1897Female

    Bethula Whitacre

    Female1824–1826Female

    Milton H. Whitacre

    Male1827–1884Male

    Jonathan Roberts Whitacre

    Male1828–1900Male

    Louisa Whitacre

    Female1831–1839Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1828

Age 6

Historical Information 1828 - Hancock, Indiana, United States
1846

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ or hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘cultivated land’, as for example Whitaker in Lancashire and Whitacre in Warwickshire (both ‘white field’) or Whiteacre in Kent and Wheatacre in Norfolk (both ‘wheat field’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Jessup in household of Jehew Jessup, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary A Jessup in household of John Jessup, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary A Jessop in household of John Jessop, "United States Census, 1860"

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