Mary Magee

Female28 January 1847–11 December 1895

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Magee was born on 28 January 1847, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, George Magee, was 34 and her mother, Lucy Cecilia Eggleston, was 25. She married Amasa Sheldon Lewis on 12 February 1869, in Green, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Exeter, Green, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. She died on 11 December 1895, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 48.

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Amasa Sheldon Lewis
Mary Magee
Marriage: 12 February 1869
Clide C. Lewis
Theresa Maude Lewis

Sources (4)

  • Mary Mc Gee in household of George Mc Gee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Magee, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Mary Maggee in entry for Lewis, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1869Green, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

    Age 7

    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.


    Age 16

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

    1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

    Age 20

    A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aoidh or Mag Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ (see McGee ).

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

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