Mary Davidson

3 October 1837–8 June 1910 (Age 72)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Davidson was born on 3 October 1837, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Tyre Davidson, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Sallie Morris, was 41. She married Swimfield Begley on 13 December 1855, in Perry, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Proctor, Lee, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 6, Clark, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 8 June 1910, in Lee, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lee, Kentucky, United States.

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Swimfield Begley
Mary Davidson
Marriage: 13 December 1855
Albert Begley
Sherman Begley
Henry Begley
Perry Begley
James Begley
Emily Begley
George Begley
Hettie Begley
Wilson Begley
Catherine Begley
Jackson Begley

Spouse and Children

13 December 1855
Perry, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States


+6 More Children

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 13

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 24

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David . As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Danish Davidsen or Swedish Davidsson, patronymics from the personal name David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Begly in household of Swinfielse Begly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Begley in household of Swingfield Begley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Begley in household of Swimpfield Begley, "United States Census, 1880"

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