Mary Jefferson Bethel

4 December 1840–28 May 1926 (Age 85)
Hardin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Jefferson

When Mary Jefferson Bethel was born on 4 December 1840, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Bethel, was 35 and her mother, Gilley C. Miller, was 31. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with William Morrison Holt. She lived in Anchorage, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Midway, Woodford, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 28 May 1926, at the age of 85, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Morrison Holt
Mary Jefferson Bethel
Sarah "Sallie" Robertson Holt
Margaret B Holt
Maud Holt
Dr. Warren John Holt
Katie J Holt

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    William Bethel


    Gilley C. Miller




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 14

Male Atkins, 10 Jan 1854

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ab Ithel ‘son of Ithael’, a personal name meaning ‘bountiful lord’. Compare Idle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Bethel in household of William Bethel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary B Holt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Holt in household of Wm M Holt, "United States Census, 1870"

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