Mary Gillaspy

1822–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Gillaspy was born in 1822, in Kentucky, United States, her father, James Fulton Gillaspy, was 33 and her mother, Susanna Spencer, was 24. She married Jasper Koons on 15 December 1836, in Johnson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Koons
1816–1851
Mary Gillaspy
1822–
Marriage: 15 December 1836
Sarah Sally Ann Koons
1838–1897
Susan Koons
1840–
Etha Koons
1842–
James Koons
1845–1900
Elijah Koons
1849–

Spouse and Children

    Jasper Koons

    Male1816–1851Male

    Female1822–Female

MARRIAGE
15 December 1836
Johnson, Indiana, United States
children

(5)

    Female1838–1897Female

    Susan Koons

    Female1840–Female

    Etha Koons

    Female1842–Female

    James Koons

    Male1845–1900Male

    Elijah Koons

    Male1849–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Martha Ann Gillespie

    Female1818–Female

    Leah Gillaspy

    Female1819–Female

    Female1822–1873Female

    Female1822–Female

    William Gillaspy

    Male1824–1853Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 8

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1861

Age 39

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

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish or Irish Gillespie . The spelling Gillaspy is found mainly in and around Manchester, England.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Polly Koons in household of Jasper Koons, "United States Census, 1850"

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