Mary Ella Rankins

Female16 May 1852–28 March 1925

Brief Life History of Mary Ella

When Mary Ella Rankins was born on 16 May 1852, in Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Rankins, was 25 and her mother, Mary E Stevens, was 25. She married Wilbur Albert Davis in 1873. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1860 and West Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine, United States for about 30 years. She died on 28 March 1925, in United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Albert Warren Fuller
Mary Ella Rankins
Marriage: 16 July 1879
Ethel Mae Fuller

Sources (23)

  • Mary E Fuller in household of Albert W Fuller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E. Rankins, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Mary E. Davis, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"

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  • Marriage
    16 July 1879Maine, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 11

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 11

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 20

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): variant of Rankin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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