Mary Frances Bone

Brief Life History 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 30 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 Sr.
1880–1952
James Retner Duff
1883–1942
Robert Dial Duff
1885–1908
Oscar Lindsey Duff
1888–1956
Samuel Francis Duff
1890–1968

Sources (18)

  • Mory Duff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary T Bone, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Mary Francis Bone Duff, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

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

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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

English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’, from Middle English bon(e), boun, Old French bon ‘good’.

English: possibly a nickname from Middle English bone ‘bone, leg’ (Old English bān; compare Bain 3), used of someone with a bad leg or long legs.

English: variant of Boone 1.

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

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