Mary Ann Nungesser

18 October 1888–18 January 1964 (Age 75)
Brenham, Kiowa, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Nungesser was born on 18 October 1888, in Brenham, Kiowa, Kansas, United States, her father, Horace W. Nungesser, was 43 and her mother, Louise Sophia Grabhorn, was 35. She married Robert O. Blackett in 1905, in Scammon, Cherokee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Gentry, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Kiowa Rural Township, Kiowa, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 18 January 1964, in Greensburg, Kiowa, Kansas, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Robert O. Blackett
Mary Ann Nungesser
Marriage: 1905
Eva Sophia Blackett
Louise Mildred Blackett
Robert William Blackett
Fred Horace Blackett

Spouse and Children

Scammon, Cherokee, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Horace W. Nungesser


    Louise Sophia Grabhorn




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 16

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

German:1. apparently a variant spelling of Nonnengasse , from a street name meaning ‘nuns’ lane’. 2. Possibly a variant of Gnugesser , a nickname for a big eater, from g(e)nug ‘enough’ + esser ‘eater’ (from essen ‘to eat’). 3. Alternatively, it may be a habitational name for someone from Nunkas, a place in the Upper Palatinate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary A Blackett in household of Robert F Blackett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Blackett in household of Robert A Blackett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary A Blackett in household of Robert O Blackett, "United States Census, 1920"

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