Mary Frances Sensibaugh

14 March 1869–21 November 1953 (Age 84)
Wise, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Sensibaugh was born on 14 March 1869, in Wise, Texas, United States, her father, James Houston Sensibaugh, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Hunt, was 24. She married Elisha Mitchell Allison on 28 October 1886, in Wise, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States in 1910 and Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 21 November 1953, in Jacksboro, Jack, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Mitchell Allison
Mary Frances Sensibaugh
Marriage: 28 October 1886
Minnie Allison
May Allison
Emmie E Allison
Gertrude Allison
Elonzo Allison
James Allison
Ada Allison
Lorena Allison
Mary Frances Allison

Spouse and Children

28 October 1886
Wise, Texas, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Houston Sensibaugh


    Nancy Elizabeth Hunt






    Charlotte Elizabeth Sensibaugh


    Omega Ann Sensibaugh


    Robert Renshaw Sensibaugh


World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 1

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 25

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Sensenbach( see Sensabaugh ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Allison in household of E.M. Allison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mammie Allison in household of Elisha Allison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mamie F Allison in household of Elisha M Allison, "United States Census, 1920"

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