Mary Ann Bean

16 June 1793–17 July 1878 (Age 85)
Sheriff Hutton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Bean was born on 16 June 1793, in Sheriff Hutton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bean, was 25 and her mother, Ann, was 21. She married James P Fletcher on 26 February 1816, in Kirkbymoorside, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Mason, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Lynchburg Township, Mason, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 17 July 1878, in Bath, Mason, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bath Cemetery, Bath Township, Mason, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James P Fletcher
1793–1857
Mary Ann Bean
1793–1878
Marriage: 26 February 1816
John J Fletcher
1820–1900
William Fletcher
1825–1909
James Fletcher
1826–1872
Charlotte Fletcher
1828–1913
Joseph Fletcher
1828–1897
Sarah Fletcher
1832–
Martha A Fletcher
1832–1915
Timothy Merrell Fletcher
1834–1913
Mary Elizabeth Fletcher
1837–1885

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 February 1816
Kirkbymoorside, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1768–Male

    Ann

    Female1772–Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1793–1878Female

    John Bean

    Male1795–Male

    Timothy Bean

    Male1796–1799Male

    Ann Bean

    Female1797–Female

    William Bean

    Male1798–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1815

Age 22

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1818

Age 25

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of beans, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular). Occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for a someone considered of little importance.2 English: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle English bēne ‘friendly’, ‘amiable’ (of unknown origin; there is apparently no connection with Bain or Bon ).3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Beathán, a diminutive of beatha ‘life’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Fletcher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Fletcher in household of Joshua Fletcher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Fletcher in household of James Fletcher, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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