Mary M Wakefield

Female15 August 1848–21 December 1927

Brief Life History of Mary M

When Mary M Wakefield was born on 15 August 1848, in New York, United States, her father, Edward Wakefield, was 27 and her mother, Mary Smith, was 24. She married Harvey Edward Bartholomew about 1866, in Winona, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Janesville, Waseca, Minnesota, United States in 1880 and Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States in 1900. She died on 21 December 1927, in Hubbard, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Akeley Cemetery, Akeley Township, Hubbard, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Edward Bartholomew
Mary M Wakefield
Marriage: about 1866
Loretta Bartholemew
Frederick 'Fred' Bartholomew
Hazel Bartholomew

Sources (13)

  • Mary Bartholomew in household of Harvey Bartholomew, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Bartholomew, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Mary Bartholomew in entry for Harvey Bartholomew, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1866Winona, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1852: Dakota, Minnesota Territory, United States 1853: Blue Earth, Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: Blue Earth Minnesota, United States


    Age 15

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

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 22

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from the city of Wakefield in Yorkshire and from Wakefield Lawn in Potterspury (Northamptonshire). Both are named from the Old English personal name Waca or Old English wacu ‘wake, festival’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

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