Mary V Fitzgerrell

Female10 April 1826–10 January 1874

Brief Life History of Mary V

When Mary V Fitzgerrell was born on 10 April 1826, in Indiana, United States, her father, James Fitzgerrell, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Ray, was 37. She married William Chism on 6 February 1845. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Saline, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 10 January 1874, in Robb Township, Posey, Indiana, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Fitzgerrell Cemetery, Posey, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Chism
Mary V Fitzgerrell
Marriage: 6 February 1845
James M Chism
Margaret Jane Chism
John D. Chism
Hiram Chism
Elizabeth Ray Chism
William S. Chism
Charity Chism
Harriet "Hattie" L. Chism

Sources (4)

  • Mary Fitzgewell in entry for John D Chism, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Mary Chism, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Chism in household of Wm Chism, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1845
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 4

    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.

    1832 · Black Hawk War

    Age 6

    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."


    Age 20

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

    Name Meaning

    Hebrew: Bitter; Marion is the French form.

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