Mary Ann Stanton

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Stanton was born on 25 August 1873, in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Peter Stanton, was 42 and her mother, Catherine Morris, was 43. She married William Henry Berry on 19 April 1893, in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 3 April 1958, at the age of 84.

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William Henry Berry
Mary Ann Stanton
Marriage: 19 April 1893
Mary Ellen Berry
Doris Gertrude Berry
Beatrice Katherine Louise Berry
William Robert Berry
Madelene Francis Berry
Helen F Berry

Sources (23)

  • Marry A Berry in household of William H Berry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Stanton, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Mary A. Stanton, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

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: habitational name from any of numerous places in England called Stanton or Staunton, especially Stanton in Staffordshire and Staunton in Worcestershire, all named with Old English stān ‘stone’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Most of the placenames come from their situation on stony ground, but in the case of Stanton Harcourt in Oxfordshire and Stanton Drew in Avon the reference is to the proximity of prehistoric stone monuments. The name has also sometimes been chosen by Ashkenazic Jews as an Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames. This surname has also long been established in Ireland (especially Mayo).

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

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