Mary F. Lafon

1842–1903 (Age 61)
Giles, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary F.

When Mary F. Lafon was born in 1842, in Giles, Virginia, United States, her father, James Lafon, was 30 and her mother, Catharine Duncan, was 20. She married Sylvester Wingo on 8 August 1866, in Giles, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1903, in Giles, Virginia, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Sylvester Wingo
1844–
Mary F. Lafon
1842–1903
Marriage: 8 August 1866
Annie Lois Wingo
1868–1895
Isa O Wingo
1875–
Marvin Call Wingo
1869–1934
William Burns Wingo
1871–1950
Lucy C. Wingo
1874–1925
Ira A. Wingo
1876–
Edgar B. Wingo
1877–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 August 1866
Giles, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Lafon

    Male1812–1850Male

    Catharine Duncan

    Female1822–1865Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 19

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

French: variant of Lafont . Compare Laffoon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Lafaun in household of James Lafaun, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Lafon in household of James Lafon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary F. Lafon in entry for Lucile Kralce, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

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