Maria McVey

16 November 1845–28 August 1910 (Age 64)
Knox, Morris Township, Knox, Ohio, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria McVey was born on 16 November 1845, in Knox, Morris Township, Knox, Ohio, United States, her father, James M McVey, was 32 and her mother, Margaret Love, was 32. She married Byram E. James on 1 September 1867, in Morrow, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 28 August 1910, in Bradner, Montgomery Township, Wood, Ohio, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Scott Township, Sandusky, Ohio, United States.

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Byram E. James
Maria McVey
Marriage: 1 September 1867
Gussie Nevada James

Spouse and Children

1 September 1867
Morrow, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 3

In 1848, by state legislative action, Knox County lost 3 western townships, South Bloomfield, Chester and Franklin, to Morrow County, leaving Hilliar as the lone original western township.

Age 18

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McBeth , from the aspirated Gaelic form Mac Bheatha.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maria James in household of Byram E James, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mariah James in household of Byrum James, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Maria Mckay in entry for Gussie Nevada James, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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