Mary Allen West

1864–1945 (Age 80)
Manchester, Coffee, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Allen

When Mary Allen West was born on 10 July 1864, in Manchester, Coffee, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Mack West, was 24 and her mother, Martha Rhea, was 21. She married John William Mayton about 1884, in Manchester, Coffee, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 6, Coffee, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died in 1945, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Blanton Chapel, Coffee, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Allen West
1864–1945
John William Mayton
1867–1956
Marriage: about 1884
Lula Mayton
1893–1944
Lidia Phonetta Mayton
1894–1992
John W. Mayton Jr
1896–1985
Allen Mayton
1905–1971

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1884
Manchester, Coffee, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 1

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.
1886

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Mayton in household of John Mayton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary A Mayton in household of John Mayton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary A Mayton in household of John W Mayton, "United States Census, 1900"

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