Mrs. Mary A. Duke

1856–1900 (Age 44)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary A.

Mrs. Mary A. Duke was born in 1856, in Tennessee, United States. She married John D Duke about 1876, in Coffee, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died before 1900, in Cannon, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 43.

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John D Duke
1849–1925
Mrs. Mary A. Duke
1856–1900
Marriage: about 1876
William E Duke
1877–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1876
Coffee, Tennessee, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 12

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: from Middle English duk(e) ‘duke’ (from Old French duc, from Latin dux, genitive ducis ‘leader’), applied as an occupational name for someone who worked in the household of a duke, or as a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces.2 English and Irish: possibly also from the personal name Duke, a short form of Marmaduke, a personal name said to be from Irish mael Maedoc ‘devotee (mael, maol ‘bald’, ‘tonsured one’) of Maedoc’, a personal name (M’Aodhóg) meaning ‘my little Aodh’, borne by various early Irish saints, in particular a 6th-century abbot of Clonmore and a 7th-century bishop of Ferns.3 Scottish: compare the old Danish personal name Duk (Old Norse Dūkr).

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

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  • Mary A Duke in household of John Duke, "United States Census, 1880"

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