Mary Elizabeth Bushnell

6 January 1844–16 January 1926 (Age 82)
Kinsman, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Bushnell was born on 6 January 1844, in Kinsman, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, her father, Ensign Abram Bushnell, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Ann Streeter, was 24. She married Melvin A. Farr in 1868. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Gustavus, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Jackson, Mississippi, United States in 1920. She died on 16 January 1926, in Polk, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Melvin A. Farr
Mary Elizabeth Bushnell
Marriage: 1868
Leo Nathan Farr
Edith Cornelia Farr

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Ensign Abram Bushnell


    Sarah Ann Streeter




World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 17

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 22

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Bushnell in household of Ensign A Bushnell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary L Farr in household of M A Farr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Bushenall in household of Ensign Bushenall, "United States Census, 1860"

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