Mary Euphrasia Jenney

5 August 1826–28 November 1848 (Age 22)
Whately, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary Euphrasia

When Mary Euphrasia Jenney was born on 5 August 1826, in Whately, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Reuben Jenney Jr., was 30 and her mother, Lucinda Waite, was 25. She married Joseph Marsh on 20 July 1848, in Whately, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 28 November 1848, in her hometown, at the age of 22, and was buried in West Whately Cemetery, Whately, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Joseph Marsh
Mary Euphrasia Jenney
Marriage: 20 July 1848

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20 July 1848
Whately, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (4)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 4

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 10

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Altered spelling of German Jenny , or perhaps of Jenne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E. Marsh, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Mary E. Jenney, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Mary Euphrasia Jenney Marsh, "Find A Grave Index"

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