Mary Ellen Jessup

Female19 August 1870–17 May 1926

Brief Life History of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Jessup was born on 19 August 1870, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, her father, Elijah Sanders Jessup, was 39 and her mother, Delila Price Smith, was 36. She married Joel Hubbard Stanley on 22 December 1887. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Dan River, Patrick, Virginia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 17 May 1926, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Bell Spur Cemetery, Meadows of Dan, Patrick, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Hubbard Stanley
Mary Ellen Jessup
Marriage: 22 December 1887
Minerva Agnes Stanley
Valeria Ada Stanley
Ernest Allen Stanley

Sources (20)

  • Mary C Stanley in household of Joel H Stanley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E. Jessup, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Mary E Stanley, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1887
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 2

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1872 · The Amnesty Act

    Age 2

    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.


    Age 16

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Jessup, a vernacular form of Joseph , representing the usual pronunciation of the name in the Middle Ages.

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

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