Mary Elizabeth Hershey

21 December 1867–29 May 1951 (Age 83)
Lime Valley, West Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Hershey was born on 21 December 1867, in Lime Valley, West Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Eby Hershey, was 24 and her mother, Eliza Ann Herr, was 24. She married Sylvester J Finley on 27 September 1897, in Lime Valley, West Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in West Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and West Lampeter, West Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 29 May 1951, at the age of 83, and was buried in Willow Street, West Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sylvester J Finley
1870–1913
Mary Elizabeth Hershey
1867–1951
Marriage: 27 September 1897
Miriam Vesta Finley
1897–1984

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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.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
Age 10
Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 23
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish names, see for example Hershkowitz .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Hercé or Hercy in Mayenne, France.

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

Possible Related Names

Hershkowitz
Harsey
Harshaw
Hersey
Hirschey

Story Highlight

finleysyl

Family Bibles Sylvester J. Finley . Holy Bible in English; Henry Altemus, Philadelphia, 1893. The Bible is now in the possession of the C. G. Brisee Genealogy …

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Finley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • M Lizzie Finley in household of Sylvester J Finley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • M Lizzie Finley in household of Sylvester J Finley, "United States Census, 1900"

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