Mary Raley

Stanford Township, Clay, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Raley was born in 1841, in Stanford Township, Clay, Illinois, United States, her father, John Robert Raley, was 20 and her mother, Susan Shepherd, was 20.

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John Robert Raley
Susan Shepherd
Lewis M Raley
Susan A Raley
Mary Raley
David Raley
Catherine Raley
Sarah A Raley
John Robert Raley Jr.

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World Events (3)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 7

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Raleigh .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Mary Riley in household of Thomas Chaney, "United States Census, 1860"

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