Mary Adaline Welker

29 November 1867–9 November 1917 (Age 49)
Oak Ridge, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Adaline

When Mary Adaline Welker was born on 29 November 1867, in Oak Ridge, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, her father, William Henry Welker, was 21 and her mother, Sophia Perizade Bowman, was 21. She married William Henry Lewis on 6 July 1889, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Whitewater, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Whitewater Township, Bollinger, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 9 November 1917, in Hubble Township, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Thompson Cemetery, Randol Township, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States.

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William Henry Lewis
Mary Adaline Welker
Marriage: 6 July 1889
Martha May Lewis
Ben H. Lewis
James Edward Lewis
Edna Lorraine Lewis

Spouse and Children

6 July 1889
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 14

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Variant (probably under French influence, at least in some cases) of English Walker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary A Wilker in household of William H Wilker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary A Welker in household of Wm H Welker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary A Lewis in household of William H Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"

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