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Mary Ann Bagley McCullough
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1842
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1865
Lane County
Oregon, USA

Daughter of
Eliakim F. Bagley, Jr & Nancy Ann Belt

Wife of
1. Jesse Adams
2. Joseph Leach
3. Samuel McCullough

Died while trying to save her younger sister, Matilda Eleanor Bagley in the Willamette River. Both drowned along with Mary Ann's little daughter Kate Josephine Leach who was aged 3 years.

"A week ago last Sunday the wagon of Samuel McCullough was upset while crossing the middle fork of the Willamette, by a wheel coming off. As a melancholy consequence, Mrs. McCullough her child and a Miss Bagly, aged about 12 years were drowned. Mr. McCullough narrowly escaping. The bodies of the mother and child have been found."

Morning Oregonian, 20 Apr 1865
A burial memorial for the three individuals who died (Mary Ann, wife of Samuel McCullough; Matilda, Mary Ann's youngest sister; and Katie Josephine, Mary Ann's daughter) was made and had the following inscription:
"Sacred to the Memory of Matilda E. Bagley, Aged 12 years, 2 months, 8 days, Mary Ann McCullough, Aged 21 years, 10 months, 28 days, Kate Josephine Leach, Aged 3 years, 2 months, 23 days, Who were drowned April 9th, 1865." See Emanuel Bagley's family record (Book B at https://familysearch.org/photos/stories/1610530) 
 
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 Parents:
  Eliakim F. Bagley (1804 - 1889)
  Nancy Ann Belt Bagley (1811 - 1867)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel McCullough (1827 - 1905)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Bagley (1829 - 1907)*
  Hulda Bagley Wright (1830 - 1922)*
  Samuel Bagley (1833 - 1908)*
  Joseph Bagley (1835 - 1873)*
  Nancy Ann Bagley Barkdull (1837 - 1886)*
  Mary Ann Bagley McCullough (1842 - 1865)
  Emanuel J. Bagley (1847 - 1908)*
  Eliakim F. Bagley (1849 - 1910)*
  Matilda Eleanor Bagley (1853 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Pleasant Hill
Lane County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Marigay
Record added: Apr 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89060022
Mary Ann <i>Bagley</i> McCullough
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Added by: Richard Farrell
 
 
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