Mary Ann Kirtley

19 September 1795–28 December 1878 (Age 83)
Madison, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Kirtley was born on 19 September 1795, in Madison, Virginia, United States, her father, Francis Kirtley, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Frances Buford, was 45. She married Simeon Bluford Wayland on 4 November 1816. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 28 December 1878, at the age of 83.

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Simeon Bluford Wayland
Mary Ann Kirtley
Marriage: 4 November 1816
William Beverly Wayland
Susan Marian Wayland
Joseph Wayland
John Wesley Wayland
Sarah Ann Wayland
Mary R Wayland
Emily Fannie Wayland
Cornelia E. Wayland
Emelia Wayland
James Edward Wayland

Spouse and Children

4 November 1816


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 17

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Kirkley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Wayland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Kirtley in entry for James E Wayland, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • M A in entry for J. E. Wayland and C. M. Wayland, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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