Mary Rise

Femaleabout 1840–before 1867

Brief Life History of Mary

Mary Rise was born about 1840, in Indiana, United States. She married William Newell Rawles in 1865, in Indiana, United States. She died before 1867.

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William Newell Rawles
1839–1908
Mary Rise
1840–1867
Marriage: 1865

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  • Marriage
    1865Indiana, United States
  • World Events (3)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

    Age 1

    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

    1846

    Age 6

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

    1863

    Age 23

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Aase, Lief, Sven.

    English: variant of Rice .

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of over twenty farmsteads named Rise, from Old Norse hrís ‘brushwood’. The name also occurs in Sweden and Denmark.

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

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