Mary Eastman

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Eastman was born on 10 January 1801, in Richland, Ohio, United States, her father, Jonathan Owen Eastman, was 32 and her mother, Abigail Carmichael, was 27. She married Samuel Beach Harris on 25 August 1825. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Eden Township, Licking, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Harrison Township, Knox, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 27 November 1882, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bell Cemetery, West Liberty, Knox, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Beach Harris
1800–1874
Mary Eastman
1801–1882
Marriage: 25 August 1825
Phebe Jane Harris
1826–1845
Perry Audre Harris
1827–1892
Abigail Ellen Harris
1829–1891
Emaline Johanna Harris
1831–1896
Owen Douglass Harris
1836–1885
Lois Lorinda Harris
1839–1909
Samuel Eastman Harris
1843–1866
Stephan Dewitt Harris
1845–1913
Mary Minerva Harris
1848–

Sources (8)

  • Mary Harris in household of Noah Oldacre, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Eastman Harris, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Eastman in entry for Lois L Biggs, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (8)

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1803

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Estmund (Old English Ēastmund, from ēast ‘east’ + mund ‘protection’). See also Esmond .

English: occasionally a variant of Heasman, a topographic name for a dweller ‘(in the) brushwood’, from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’ + mann (compare Hayes 3).

Americanized form (translation into English) of Swedish Östman (see Ostman ) and North German Ostmann or Östmann (see Oestmann ).

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

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