Mary Stanley

about 1817–6 August 1881 (Age 64)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Stanley was born about 1817, in Ohio, United States, her father, Robert Stanley, was 44 and her mother, Edith Mason, was 40. She married John Morris on 17 January 1839, in Clinton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Chester Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Harveysburg, Warren, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 6 August 1881, in Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Corwin, Warren, Ohio, United States.

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John Morris
Mary Stanley
Marriage: 17 January 1839
Lydia Morris
Eliza D Morris
Isaiah Buz Morris
Sarah Morris
Martha Morris
Jeremiah Morris
Isabel Morris
Susannah H Morris

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17 January 1839
Clinton, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 19

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other European languages, for example Polish Stanislawski and Greek Anastasiou.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Morris in household of John Morris, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Morris in household of John Morris, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Morris in household of John Morris, "United States Census, 1870"

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