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 Mary Ellen <I>Arrington</I> Cheshire

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Mary Ellen Arrington Cheshire

  • Birth 18 Nov 1846 Prince William County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 18 Mar 1915 Prince William County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Prince William County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 15820591

George Phillip Chesher and Mary E. Arrington married about 1871 and had at least four children: Lula, Geo. F., Wm. F., and George P. The youngest son George F. Cheshire died April 9, 1885, at the age of ten years and eight months of "quinsy".

Obituary: Cheshire, Mrs. M. E. - 04 Apr 1915 M. J. - Mrs. M. E. Cheshire, of near Agnewville, Va., departed this life March 18, aged 68 years, 4 months. Death was due to a complication of diseases. She was confined to her bed for two weeks. She leaves a husband, one daughter, one son, one brother and two sisters to mourn her loss.
(Source: /PWCObituaries1900-1930.doc
accessed 3/24/2008 from Ronald Ray Turner's works)

Daughter Lula is linked to this memorial. Son William Francis Cheshire is at the Find-A-Grave site, interred at the Pohick Episcopal Church Cemetery in Fairfax Co. Virginia.

Please contact me if you are researching Cheshire or spelling variations of this name in Virginia.

Many thanks to Marie for creating this memorial page and graciously transferring it to me.

Linked to mother Sophia at the request of Mark Cearfoss, FAG contributor and Arrington researcher. In the 1850 Prince William Co. VA census, Mary E. is living in the household of Frances Arington and Sophia Arington. She is also found in the 1860 Prince William Co. VA census in this household.

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  • Maintained by: J Johnson
  • Originally Created by: Marie & Dale V.
  • Added: 20 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15820591
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ellen Arrington Cheshire (18 Nov 1846–18 Mar 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15820591, citing Bacon Race Church Cemetery, Prince William County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by J Johnson (contributor 46617589) .