Mary Frances Bone

13 October 1851–6 April 1936 (Age 84)
Farmersville, Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Bone was born on 13 October 1851, in Farmersville, Collin, Texas, United States, her father, Marcus Lafayette Bone, was 29 and her mother, Cary Catherine Lane, was 23. She married James Madison Duff on 5 August 1869, in Hunt, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hunt, Texas, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 6 April 1936, in Quinton, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Dulaney, Hunt, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Duff
1846–1902
Mary Frances Bone
1851–1936
Marriage: 5 August 1869
John Ward Duff
1870–1961
William Jefferson Duff
1872–1953
Kate Estelle Duff
1875–1967
Ella Hayter Duff
1878–1879
Thomas Hinds Duff
1880–1952
James Retner Duff
1883–1942
Robert Dial Duff
1885–1908
Oscar Lindsey Duff
1888–1956
Samuel Francis Duff
1890–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 August 1869
Hunt, Texas, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Marcus Lafayette Bone

    Male1822–1860Male

    Female1827–1878Female

siblings

(3)

    Sarah R. Bone

    Female1848–Female

    Martha Bone

    Female1850–Female

    Female1851–1936Female

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 10

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’.2 English: nickname for a thin man, from Middle English bōn ‘bone’ (Old English bān; compare Bain 2).3 Hungarian (Bóné): from bóné denoting a particular kind of fishing net, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or perhaps for a maker of such nets.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary F Bone in household of David Lane, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Duff in household of James Duff, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary F Duff in household of James M Duff, "United States Census, 1900"

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