Ann Maria Mallery

10 September 1822–13 May 1872 (Age 49)
New York, United States

The Life of Ann Maria

When Ann Maria Mallery was born on 10 September 1822, in New York, United States, her father, Lewis Mallory, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Wilson, was 21. She married Samuel Austin Nelson on 30 June 1847, in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in South Carolina, United States in 1870. She died on 13 May 1872, in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Austin Nelson
Ann Maria Mallery
Marriage: 30 June 1847
Son Nelson
Julia Ann Nelson
Martha Ann Nelson
Emma Jane Nelson
Lewis Austin Nelson
Charles Davis Nelson
James Dillingham Nelson

Spouse and Children

30 June 1847
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States


    Son Nelson


    Julia Ann Nelson


    Martha Ann Nelson


    Emma Jane Nelson


    Lewis Austin Nelson


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Wilson




World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 5

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 14

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: see Mallory .2 French: from a Frenchified form of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements madal ‘council’ + rīc ‘power’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anne M Nelson in household of S A Nelson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ann M Nelson in household of Samuel A Nelson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ann M. in entry for Lewis A. Nelson, "United States, Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874"

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