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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Samuel Beach Harris
Mary Eastman
Marriage: 25 August 1825
Phebe Jane Harris
Perry Audre Harris
Abigail Ellen Harris
Emaline Johanna Harris
Owen Douglass Harris
Lois Lorinda Harris
Samuel Eastman Harris
Stephan Dewitt Harris
Mary Minerva Harris

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)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


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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