Mary L. Jones

1847–1884 (Age 37)
Floyd, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary L.

When Mary L. Jones was born in 1847, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, her father, Costello Cosley Jones, was 31 and her mother, Cynthia Slusher, was 32. She married Powhatan Thomas Dickerson on 25 March 1875, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Alum Ridge, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died in 1884, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, at the age of 37.

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Powhatan Thomas Dickerson
Mary L. Jones
Marriage: 25 March 1875
Maude May "Martha" Dickerson
Andrew Thomas Dickerson
James Cosley Blaine Dickerson

Spouse and Children

    Powhatan Thomas Dickerson



25 March 1875
Floyd, Virginia, United States


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World Events (7)

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 0

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 14

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Jones in household of Costello Jones, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Jones in household of Costly Jones, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary E Dickerson in household of Powattan Dickerson, "United States Census, 1880"

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