Mary Beery

1845–1878 (Age 33)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Beery was born in 1845, in Ohio, United States, her father, Eli Beery, was 28 and her mother, Hester Blosser, was 26. She married Noah Amspaugh on 11 February 1866. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Adams, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 October 1878, at the age of 33, and was buried in Washington Township, Adams, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Noah Amspaugh
Mary Beery
Marriage: 11 February 1866
John W. Amspaugh
Hester J. Amspaugh
Hetty J. Amspaugh
Peter Eli Amspaugh
Elizabaeth May AMSPAUGH
Minnie A. Amspaugh
Samuel Nellson Amspaugh
Elmer Amspaugh

Spouse and Children

    Noah Amspaugh



11 February 1866



    Hester J. Amspaugh


    Hetty J. Amspaugh


    Peter Eli Amspaugh


    Elizabaeth May AMSPAUGH


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 6

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 11

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

1 Possibly a reduced variant of the Irish surname O'Berry .2 Americanized spelling of Swiss German Bieri .3 Americanized spelling of Hungarian Béry, a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bér, in Baranya, Komárom, Nógrád, Pest, Vas, or Zala counties.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Beery in household of Eli Beery, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Beery in household of Eli Beery, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Har Barry in entry for Richison Buckmaster and Elizabeth Amspaugh, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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