Mary Frances Van Buren

30 May 1832–14 February 1869 (Age 36)
Trenton, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Van Buren was born on 30 May 1832, in Trenton, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Cheney Garrett Van Buren, was 21 and her mother, Lucy Phillips, was 18. She married Levi Hamilton Callaway on 17 November 1850, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 14 February 1869, in Hebron, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Hebron Cemetery, Enterprise, Washington, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (8)

Do you know Mary Frances? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Levi Hamilton Callaway
Mary Frances Van Buren
Marriage: 17 November 1850
Lucy Elizabeth Callaway
Lucinda Jane Callaway
Mary Frances Calloway
Levi Cheney Callaway
George Washington Callaway
Julia Ann Callaway
Samuel Rolla Callaway
Silas Milton Callaway
Ellen Ida Callaway

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1850Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States
  • Children


    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +4 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    Mary Francis Van Buren Callaway: A Short Life Sketch

    MARY FRANCIS VAN BUREN CALLAWAY BORN: 30 May 1832, Trenton, New York DIED: 14 Feb 1869, Hebron, Washington Co., Utah PARENTS: Cheney Garrett Van Buren and Lucy Phillips SPOUSE: Levi Hamilton Callaway …

    Sources (16)

    • Van Buren in entry for Samuel R Callawaylos Angeles, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary Calama in household of Levi H Calama, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Van Buren in entry for Samuel R Callaway and May Anna Hilton, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952" (1923)

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.