Mary Ann Wilson

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Wilson was born in 1869, in Indiana, United States, her father, Jackson B. Wilson, was 41 and her mother, Nora Burns, was 27. She married Edward Franklin Grover on 17 January 1893, in Harvey, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Burrton Township, Harvey, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Burrton, Harvey, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1958, at the age of 89, and was buried in Burrton Cemetery, Burrton, Harvey, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Franklin Grover
Mary Ann Wilson
Marriage: 17 January 1893
Clarence Edward Grover
Charles Benjamin Grover
Mina Elizabeth Grover
Jessie Agnes Grover
Gladys N Grover
Harry L Grover

Sources (17)

  • Mollie Grover in household of Ed Grover, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mollie A Wilson, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Mary Ann Wilson Grover, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1872: Harvey, Kansas, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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