Mary Ellen Dunkerley

19 February 1863–11 February 1909 (Age 46)
Shiloh, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Dunkerley was born on 19 February 1863 as the daughter of Samuel Dunklery. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with William Penn Housam. She lived in O'Fallon Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 11 February 1909, at the age of 45, and was buried in Shiloh, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Penn Housam
Mary Ellen Dunkerley
Jessie May Housam
Oscar W Housam
Edith M Housam
Katie Housam

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Dunklery




World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 13

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Dunkley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Housanr in household of William P Housanr, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E. Dunklery, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"
  • Mary Ellen Dunkerly in entry for William Penn Housam, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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