Mary Kail (c1788-1870)


Mary Kail was born around 1788 in Virginia to parents John Kail (1756-1821) and Catharine Rouch (1757-1853).


Mary married David Arnold (1765-1838) in Jefferson County, Ohio on December 29, 1810.

Children by David Arnold[]

The following is a list of known children of David and Mary:

In addition to these children, Mary had step-children from David's first marriage to Rebecca Hickman.

1820 Census[]

It is believed that Mary resided with her husband David Arnold in the 1820 census of Green Township, Harrison County, Ohio. A reconstruction of the household is as follows:

  • David Arnold, head, 55, MD
  • Mary (Kail) Arnold, wife, 32, VA
  • Solomon Arnold, son, 29
  • ? Arnold, daughter, 26
  • Jonathan Arnold, son, 20
  • ? Arnold, son, 10-16
  • Reuben B. Arnold, son, 11, OH
  • John Wilson Arnold, son, 7, OH
  • Rebecca Arnold, daughter, 5, OH
  • ?, daughter, 0-10, OH
  • ?, female, 45+

1840 Census[]

According to the 1840 census, the Mary Kail household in 1840 most likely consisted of:

  • Mary (Kail) Arnold
  • Mahala Arnold, daughter
  • William Arnold, son

The family resided in German Township, Harrison County, Ohio.


Mary died in 1870.