Mary Adeline Hieronymus

24 September 1849–3 April 1868 (Age 18)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Adeline

When Mary Adeline Hieronymus was born on 24 September 1849, in Kentucky, United States, her father, William Hieronymus, was 22 and her mother, Lucinda Gardner, was 20. She died on 3 April 1868, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Armington, Tazewell, Illinois, United States.

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William Hieronymus
Lucinda Gardner
Mary Adeline Hieronymus
Cynthia Ann Hieronymus
James Henry Hieronymus
John Leslie Hieronymus
Albert Alonzo Hieronymus
Ella May Hieronymus
Nancy Jane Hieronymus
Margaret Elizabeth Hieronymus

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World Events (7)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 1

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 7

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
1858 · A House Divided

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a humanistic personal name, a Latinized form of Greek Hierōnymos, composed of the elements hieros ‘sacred’ + onyma ‘name’. See also Jerome , which is the vernacular English form of this name.

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

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  • Adeline Mary Hieronymus, "Find A Grave Index"

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