Mary Waller

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Waller was born about 1840, in Morgan, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Waller, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Taylor, was 30. She married Jacob Gessel on 19 September 1860, in Noble, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Dexter City, Noble, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Jackson Township, Noble, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1928, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Gessel
1838–1922
Mary Waller
1840–1928
Marriage: 19 September 1860
Alfred Gessel
1861–1941
Charles Gessel
1863–1942
Robert Russel Gessel
1864–1939
Lewis Waller Gessel
1867–1937
Anna E. Gessel
1869–1937
Thomas Jefferson Gessel
1871–1953
Benjamin F Gessel
1873–1948
Tilman Gessel
1875–1960
Felloman Gessel
1876–
Harrison W Gessel
1877–1916
Baby Boy Gessel
1879–1879
Irvin Gessel
1880–1970
Clara Gessel
1883–1963

Sources (64)

  • Mary Wallar in household of Thomas Wallar, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Waller - Government record: birth: 18 February 1843;
  • M. Waller, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English waler, waliere, walour, waller ‘builder of walls, mason’.

English: in Sussex, perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent wall.

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring, stream, or man-made well, from Middle English waller, a derivative of Middle English walle, Old English wælle, wælle. It is a West Midlands dialect form of Weller .

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

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