Maria Beckley

28 February 1823–23 April 1906 (Age 83)
Burlington, Fayette Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Beckley was born on 28 February 1823, in Burlington, Fayette Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, her father, Soloman Buckley, was 30 and her mother, Laura Scovell, was 28. She married Isaac A. LeFevre on 14 June 1843, in Farmington, Van Buren, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Montrose Township, Lee, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 April 1906, in Montrose, Lee, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Montrose Cemetery, Montrose, Lee, Iowa, United States.

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Isaac A. LeFevre
Maria Beckley
Marriage: 14 June 1843
Andrew Isaac LeFevre
Laura Adelaide "Addie" Lefevre
Ellen Maria Lefevre

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  • Marriage
    14 June 1843Farmington, Van Buren, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1834: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1834: Michigan Territory, United States 1834: Des Moines, Michigan Territory, United States 1836: Des Moines, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1836: Lee, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Lee, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Lee, Iowa, United States
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the places so named in Oxfordshire and Sussex, from the Old English byname Becca (see Beck 3) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.English: variant of Bickley .Americanized form of South German Bächle (see Baechle ) and of its Swiss German cognate Bächli.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Maria Lafever in household of Solomon Beckley, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Maria Beckley in entry for Laura Adalade Sawyer, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Maria Lefevre in household of Solomon Beckley, "United States Census, 1860"

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