Mary Elizabeth Kemp

1 March 1838–7 December 1909 (Age 71)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Kemp was born on 1 March 1838, in Missouri, United States, her father, Dudley Kemp, was 35 and her mother, Martha Dudley, was 33. She married Solomon Tazwell Pasley Jr on 24 October 1861, in Callaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in District 18, Callaway, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Auxvasse, Callaway, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 7 December 1909, at the age of 71, and was buried in Reform, Callaway, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Tazwell Pasley Jr
1836–1875
Mary Elizabeth Kemp
1838–1909
Marriage: 24 October 1861
Elvin Price Pasley
1862–1941
Solomon Larkin Pasley
1864–1937
Henry Clay Pasley
1867–1944
Martha Ann Victoria Pasley
1869–1937
Charles Wheeler Pasley
1871–1953
Tazwell Solomon Pasley
1874–1930

Spouse and Children

    Solomon Tazwell Pasley Jr

    Male1836–1875Male

    Female1838–1909Female

MARRIAGE
24 October 1861
Callaway, Missouri, United States
children

(6)

    Elvin Price Pasley

    Male1862–1941Male

    Solomon Larkin Pasley

    Male1864–1937Male

    Male1867–1944Male

    Martha Ann Victoria Pasley

    Female1869–1937Female

    Male1871–1953Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 22

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: status name for a champion, Middle English and Middle Low German kempe. In the Middle Ages a champion was a professional fighter on behalf of others; for example the King's Champion, at the coronation, had the duty of issuing a general challenge to battle to anyone who denied the king's right to the throne. The Middle English word corresponds to Old English cempa and Old Norse kempa ‘warrior’; both these go back to Germanic campo ‘warrior’, which is the source of the Dutch and North German name, corresponding to High German Kampf .2 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or processed hemp, from Middle Dutch canep ‘hemp’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Kemp in household of Dudley Kemp, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary E Pasley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E Paisley in household of Solomon T Paisley, "United States Census, 1870"

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