Mary A <I>Askren</I> McIlvain

Mary A Askren McIlvain

Clermont County, Ohio, USA
Death 24 Aug 1912 (aged 89)
Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Oaklandon, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 21770589 · View Source
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Mary Ann Askren is the daughter of Thomas Askren and Mary (Demoret) Askren.

On September 22, 1842,in Marion County, Indiana, Mary Ann married James Askren McIlvain, son of James J. McIlvain, Jr. and Mary (Askren) McIlvain.

Mary and and James had eight children, all born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. Her husband died when she was pregnant with her youngest child, Serepta McIlvain, who was born in 1870.

Mary Ann moved to a farm and with the help of older sons, she raised her family. She also took in orphan children from the neighborhood and raised them.

As her biography says, "What a Noble woman she was!" Source: The Clan MacBean in North America, Volume III, Second Edition, Revied 1995, by Joseph S. Bean, page 919

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  • Created by: Pianogal5004
  • Added: 26 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21770589
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary A Askren McIlvain (12 Aug 1823–24 Aug 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21770589, citing Old Oaklandon Cemetery, Oaklandon, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Pianogal5004 (contributor 46931102) .