Mary Jane Pink

6 October 1866–19 August 1954 (Age 87)
County Clare, Ireland

The Life of Mary Jane

Mary Jane Pink was born on 6 October 1866, in County Clare, Ireland. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Samuel W. Campbell. She lived in St. Clair Township, Monona, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 August 1954, in Ute, Monona, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Samuel W. Campbell
1857–1946
Mary Jane Pink
1866–1954
Barbara Andrew Campbell
1896–1984
Eliza Jane Campbell
1897–
William Campbell
1900–
Anna Campbell
1902–1998

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 1

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname, possibly for a small person, from Middle English pink, penk ‘minnow’ (Old English pinc).2 English (southeastern): variant of Pinch .3 Variant spelling of German Pinck, an indirect occupational name for a blacksmith, an onomatopoeic word imitating the sound of hammering which was perceived as pink(e)pank.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary J Campbell in household of Samuel W Campbell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary J Campbell in household of Somuel W Campbell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary J Pink in entry for William Campbell, "Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958"

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