Mary Orr

8 August 1839–21 March 1928 (Age 88)
Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Orr was born on 8 August 1839, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, Andrew Orr, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Love, was 23. She married John A Chrystal on 21 March 1867, in Delaware, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Delaware, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Antelope Township, Spink, South Dakota, United States in 1900. She died on 21 March 1928, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Golden, Delaware, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John A Chrystal
1835–1911
Mary Orr
1839–1928
Marriage: 21 March 1867
Sarah Jane Chrystal
1868–1923
Robert Andrew Chrystal
1869–1899
Katherine C. Chrystal
1871–1964
Mary Luella Chrystal
1873–1874
Anna E. Chrystal
1877–1956
John Edward Chrystal
1880–1967

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 March 1867
Delaware, Iowa, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Hezekiah Love Orr

    Male1837–1875Male

    Female1839–1928Female

    Sarah Jane Orr

    Female1841–1924Female

    Annis Love Orr

    Female1844–1914Female

    Rebecca Orr

    Female1846–1874Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 7

Iowa is the 29th state.
1863

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: from the Old Norse byname Orri ‘blackcock’ (the male black grouse).2 Scottish: nickname for someone with a sallow complexion, from Gaelic odhar ‘pale’, ‘dun’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a shore or ridge, from Old English ōra ‘shore’, ‘hill-slope’, ‘flat-topped ridge’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word ( see Ore ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Chrystal in household of John Chrystal, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Chrystal in household of John Chrystal, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Crystal in household of John Crystal, "United States Census, 1880"

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