Mary Daily

Last updated 15 Jun 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Supporting evidence for:
name

marriage-voris-daily-1814: Marriage record for Aron Voris & Mary Daily (1814); Ohio, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 17 Oct 2020) > “Guernsey > 1809 - 1940” image 45, entry 1 (page 31); citing “Marriage Records, Ohio Marriages, Various Ohio County Courthouses”

Comment: Source includes name (Mary Daily).

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Aaron Vorhies (1791 – 1861)

Married: 20 Oct 1814 in , Guernsey County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

marriage-voris-daily-1814: Marriage record for Aron Voris & Mary Daily (1814); Ohio, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 17 Oct 2020) > “Guernsey > 1809 - 1940” image 45, entry 1 (page 31); citing “Marriage Records, Ohio Marriages, Various Ohio County Courthouses”

Comment: Source includes date (20th Day of October 1814) and implied location ([Guernsey County, Ohio]).

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Child: Isabelle Vorhies (1814 – 1883)

Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

A marker for Polley Vorhies can be found in Coens Methodist Church Cemetery, in Noble County, Ohio, and identifies Polley [Vorhies] as the wife of Aaron Vorhies. She died 4 Dec 1850, aged 46 years, 28 days, giving a birth date of 6 Nov 1794. It also notes on the gravestone that Polley was the wife of Aaron Vorhies. I'm reasonably sure that Polley and Mary are the same person, but I don't have any corroborating evidence. [marker-polley-vorhies-1840]

Mary may have been born in Ohio County, WV, and probably died in Noble County, OH.

She is may be the daughter of Peter Dailey, Jr. (b. abt 1750 or 1762? in PA; d. 17 Feb 1804 in Ohio County, WV) and Mary Wiley (b. abt 1766 in PA; d. abt 1837 in Washington County, OH or 4 Dec 1840 in Guernsey County, OH), who were married abt 1786 in PA. (Check if Peter was a member of Captain James Archer's Militia Company of the first battalion of Washington County during the Revolution.)

Peter's Dailey's father may have been born about 1724 and died about 1755.

Mary Wiley's parents may have been Richard Wiley and Rachel Van Meter (b. 1748). Rachel's parents may have been Henry Van Meter (b. 1720 in Hardy County, VA/WV; d. 10 Feb 1803 in Greene County, PA) and Martha Moore (b. 1728 in Prince George County, MD; d. 1825 in Green County, PA).

Henry's Van Meter's parents may have been Abraham Van Meter (b. abt 1790 in Somerset, NJ) and Eliza (unknown last name). Abraham's parents may have been Joost Jansen Van Meter (b. abt 1655 in Holland; d. 13 Jan 1705/6 in Salem County, NJ) and Sarah Du Bois (b. 14 Sep 1662 in Somerset, NJ; d. 1726 in Salem County, NJ).

Martha Moore's parents may have been George Moore (b. abt 1690, Prince George County, MD) and Elizabeth Lucas (b. abt 1695). Elizabeth's parents may have been Thomas Lucas (b. 1650 in Suffolk, England; d. 26 Feb 1720/21 in Prince George County, MD) and Dorothy Letchworth (b. abt 1650 in Prince George County, MD; d. abt 1719 in Prince George County, MD).

Jost Jansen Van Meter's parents may have been Jan Joosten Van Meter (b. abt 1630, Holand; d. 18 Apr 1704 in Salem County, NJ) and Macyken Hendrickson (b. abt 1614 in Holland; d. 13 Jun 1706 in NJ). Jan Joosten's parents may have been Melchoir Van Meter (b. abt 1604) and Arience Anneken.

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research notes

marker-polley-vorhies-1840: Gravestone of Polley Vorhies (1840); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 17 October 2020), memorial ID 57401534, photograph uploaded 18 May 2015; citing "Coens Methodist Church Cemetery (Noble County, Ohio, USA)" [directions: from I-77 roughly 5.6 miles south of I-70 in Ohio, take exit 37 onto State Route 313 east, at about 5.2 miles turn right onto State Route 574, at about 3.6 miles turn left onto County Road 65, at about 200 feet cemetery is on the left]

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