Mary Abigail Marion

8 November 1883–10 December 1954 (Age 71)
Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Mary Abigail

Mary Abigail Marion was born on 8 November 1883, in Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States as the daughter of John Marion and Mary Dailey. She had at least 2 sons with Francis Frank Robert Farrand. She lived in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1910. She died on 10 December 1954, in Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Bloomfield Cemetery, Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Frank Robert Farrand
Mary Abigail Marion
Francis Frank Robert Farrand
Harold William Farrand

Spouse and Children

    Francis Frank Robert Farrand





    Francis Frank Robert Farrand


    Harold William Farrand


Parents and Siblings

    John Marion


    Mary Dailey




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 11

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

French and English: from a pet form of Marie 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Marry Farraud in household of Francis Farraud, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Farrand in household of Frank Farrand, "United States Census, 1930"

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