Mary Emily Threlfall

1878–1947 (Age 68)
Oakdale, Stanislaus, California, United States

The Life of Mary Emily

When Mary Emily Threlfall was born on 10 September 1878, in Oakdale, Stanislaus, California, United States, her father, Walton Augustin Threlfall, was 41 and her mother, Mary Josephine Dunlap, was 37. She married David Lawrence on 19 June 1907, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States in 1910 and Escondido Judicial Township, San Diego, California, United States in 1940. She died on 18 January 1947, in Escondido, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Oak Hill Memorial Park, Escondido, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Emily Threlfall
David Lawrence
Marriage: 19 June 1907
James Walton Lawrence
David William Lawrence
Mary Catherine Lawrence
Eugene Francis Lawrence
Joseph Samuel Lawrence
Edna Elizabeth Lawrence
Richard Paul Lawrence

Spouse & Children

19 June 1907
San Diego, San Diego, California, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Walton Augustin Threlfall


  • Mary Josephine Dunlap




  • John William Threlfall


  • Walter Thomas Threlfall


  • Female1871–1954Female

  • Female1872–1943Female

  • Francis Joseph Threlfall


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 13

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Kirkham, named with Middle English thrall ‘serf’ (Old Norse þrǽll) + fall ‘clearing’, ‘place where the trees have been felled’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Lawrence, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary E Lawrance in household of David Lawrance, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Lawrence in household of David Lawrence, "United States Census, 1920"

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