Mary A. Van Orman

20 June 1832–28 January 1908 (Age 75)
New York, United States

The Life of Mary A.

When Mary A. Van Orman was born on 20 June 1832, in New York, United States, her father, Daniel W. Van Orman, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Collins, was 27. She married Daniel Robb in 1849, in Eden, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Eden, Erie, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 28 January 1908, in Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Robb
Mary A. Van Orman
Marriage: 1849
Edward Robb
Charles Monroe Robb Sr.

Spouse and Children

Eden, Erie, New York, United States


    Edward Robb


    Charles Monroe Robb Sr.


Parents and Siblings



    Aaron Van Orman Sr.


    Ransom Van Orman



World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 5

Michigan is the 26th state.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 22

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Robb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Robb in household of Daniel Robb, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Mary A Robb in household of Daniel Robb, "United States Census, 1860"

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