Mary Rosetta Faires

8 December 1878–February 1951 (Age 72)
Cedar Township, Jackson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Rosetta

When Mary Rosetta Faires was born on 8 December 1878, in Cedar Township, Jackson, Kansas, United States, her father, John David Faires III, was 36 and her mother, Margaret Caroline Lytle, was 22. She married George David McQuerry on 30 July 1894, in Ray, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Mulhall Township, Logan, Oklahoma, United States in 1900 and Fishing River Township, Ray, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died in February 1951, in Stroud, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United States.

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George David McQuerry
Mary Rosetta Faires
Marriage: 30 July 1894
Muriel Mc Querrey
Hazel Georgia McQuerry
Stafford Turner Mcquerrey

Spouse and Children

30 July 1894
Ray, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

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.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 3

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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

English: variant of Fair .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rosa Mcquerrey in household of George W Mcquerrey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary R Farris in household of John D Farris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nora E Faires in household of John D Faires, "United States Census, 1900"

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