Mary Kesterson

15 April 1890–
Northumberland, Virginia

The Life of Mary

When Mary Kesterson was born on 15 April 1890, her father, Samuel Fallin, was 90 and her mother, Adlina Kesterson, was 90. She lived in Northumberland, Virginia, United States in 1890.

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Samuel Fallin
Adlina Kesterson
Martha Kesterson
Mary Kesterson
Sadie Kesterson

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Fallin


    Adlina Kesterson




World Events (3)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 4

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Patronymic from Kester .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Kesterson, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Mary Kesterson, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Mary Kesterson, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

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