Mary Ann Tobias

24 July 1845–24 April 1932 (Age 86)
Marysville, Marion, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Tobias was born on 24 July 1845, in Marysville, Marion, Iowa, United States, her father, Henry Oren Tobias, was 17 and her mother, Mary Ann Gollaher, was 16. She married Joseph Smith Lee Sr. on 23 March 1861, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Platte Township, Clinton, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Juntura, Malheur, Oregon, United States in 1920. She died on 24 April 1932, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Lee Sr.
1839–1921
Mary Ann Tobias
1845–1932
Marriage: 23 March 1861
Mary Ann Lee
1862–1907
George Lee
1863–1863
Joseph Smith Lee Jr.
1864–1957
John Lee
1865–1940
Henry O. Lee
1868–
John S. Lee
1868–
Henry Oren Tobias Lee
1868–1950
Eli Lee
1870–1892
Samuel Augustus Lee
1873–
Olive Jane Lee
1875–1962
William G Lee
1877–1877
Hyrum Smith Lee
1879–1943
Elizabeth May Lee
1881–1959
Diamond Dixie Lee
1883–1970
Dramond Lee
1884–
Pearl Lee
1887–1907

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1861Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (16)

    +11 More Children

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    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 1
    Iowa is the 29th state.
    1851
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Marion, Iowa, United States
    1880 · The Great Gale of 1880
    Age 35
    The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  

    Name Meaning

    English, German, Dutch, and Jewish; Spanish (Tobías); Hungarian (Tóbiás); Czech (Tobiáš) and Slovak (Tobiaš, Tobiáš, Tóbiáš, Tóbiaš): from the Biblical personal name Tobias (Spanish Tobías, Hungarian Tóbiás, Czech and Slovak Tobiáš), from a Greek and Latin form of the Hebrew name Tovyah ‘Jehovah is good’, which, together with various derivative forms, has been popular among Jews for generations. Among Christians it has been in use in the earliest time, already.Germanized or Americanized form of Polish Tobiasz or Croatian Tobijaš, a cognate of 1 above.Slovenian: from a German or Latin form of the Biblical personal name Tobija (see 1 above). In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Tobijas.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Tobie
    Toby
    Tober
    Tobe
    Tovias
    Tobiassen
    Tobia
    Tobola
    Tobiasz

    Sources (27)

    • Mary Ann Tobias Lee in entry for Elizabeth May McLaren, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"
    • Mary Xobias in household of Wm, "United States Census, 1850"
    • ...ary Tobias in entry for Samuel A Lee and Bessie Buskee, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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