Mary Jane Blevins

1800–1861 (Age 61)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Blevins was born in 1800, in Virginia, United States, her father, James Daniel Henderson Blevins, was 49 and her mother, Hannah Osborne Lyons, was 40. She married Thomas Benton Elrod on 18 February 1822, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Osage, Missouri, United States in 1850. She died in 1861, in Vienna, Maries, Missouri, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Vienna, Maries, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Benton Elrod
1792–1856
Mary Jane Blevins
1800–1861
Marriage: 18 February 1822
Christopher Jackson Elrod
1824–1891
Eleanor Elrod
1830–
Nancy Elrod
1836–1880
Lucinda Elrod
1838–
Ellen Elrod
1845–
Miss Elrod
1848–
Sarah Ann Elrod
1828–1912
Mary Jane Elrod
1833–1863
Elizabeth Catherine Clark
1840–1921
Thomas Benton Elrod
1843–1926
Washington Welch Elrod
1847–1862

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1822Lawrence, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 0
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 12
    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 19
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Blethen with post-medieval, with excrescent -s.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Blevens
    Bliven
    Blethen

    Sources (5)

    • Mary Elrod in household of Thomas Elrod, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Polly Blevins, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Mary Jane Blevins Elrod, "Find A Grave Index"

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