Mary Margaret Delzell

Brief Life History of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Delzell was born on 8 February 1853, in Marion, Indiana, United States, her father, James Delzell, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Tyner, was 34. She married Francis Asbury Preston on 8 April 1874, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 18 January 1937, at the age of 83, and was buried in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Asbury Preston
Mary Margaret Delzell
Marriage: 8 April 1874
James Clyde Preston
Clyde Preston
Harry E Preston
Millie Estella Preston
Rev William Francis Preston
George Henry Preston
George H Preston
Jesse Wilson Preston
Nancy Preston
Mary Ann Preston
Minnie Delzell Preston
Hazel Leona Preston
Verna Angeline Preston

Sources (21)

  • Margerate Preston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maggie Delzell, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Margaret Delzell Preston, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries: 1874: Fayette, Illinois, United States

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Scottish Dalzell .

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

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