Mariah Brashear

1829–about 1868 (Age 39)
Perry, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mariah

When Mariah Brashear was born in 1829, in Perry, Kentucky, United States, her father, Robert Samuel Brashear, was 36 and her mother, Mary Everage, was 32. She married Joseph C. Newland in 1850, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Letcher, Kentucky, United States in 1860. She died about 1868, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Joseph C. Newland
1829–1864
Mariah Brashear
1829–1868
Marriage: 1850
Margaret Newland
1851–1909
Eliza Newland
1861–
William F. "Bud" Newland
1854–1921
Marinda Newland
1856–
Robert Newland
1858–1921
Sara Malinda Newland
1861–1953

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1850
Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

    Margaret Newland

    Female1851–1909Female

    William F. "Bud" Newland

    Male1854–1921Male

    Marinda Newland

    Female1856–Female

    Robert Newland

    Male1858–1921Male

    Female1861–1953Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Ray Brashear

    Male1816–Male

    Female1819–1864Female

    Mary A Brashear

    Female1821–1892Female

    Elizabeth Brasher

    Female1823–1871Female

    Marinda Brashear

    Female1826–1852Female

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 1

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1846

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

Of French (Huguenot) origin: Americanized variant of Brasseur . The traditional pronunciation is with the stress on the second syllable.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mariah Newland in household of Joseph C Newland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mariah Brashear in entry for Marinda Newland, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"
  • Mariah Brashear in entry for Marinda Newland, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"

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