Mary Jane Warner

Brief Life History of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Warner was born on 4 March 1832, in Knoxville, Crawford, Georgia, United States, her father, Judge Hiram Warner, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Watts Abercrombie, was 23. She married Alexander Franklin Hill Sr on 5 July 1855, in Meriwether, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in District 8, Chatham, Georgia, United States in 1870 and District 665, Meriwether, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 22 February 1925, in Greenville, Meriwether, Georgia, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Franklin Hill Sr
Mary Jane Warner
Marriage: 5 July 1855
Burwell Obadiah Hill
Hiram Warner Hill Sr.
Sarah Hill
Martha Hill
Mary E Hill
Alexander Franklin Hill Jr
A Frank Hill
Catherine Pip "Kitty" Hill
Albert Meriwether Hill
Robert Johnson Hill

Sources (14)

  • Mary Jane Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Jane Thomas, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Mary Jane Hill, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

World Events (8)

1835 · Treaty of New Echota

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and North German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements war(in) ‘protection, shelter’ or ‘guard’ + heri, hari ‘army’. The name was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Warnier (Old French Garnier). Compare Garner and Werner .

English (of Norman origin): shortened form of Warrener (see Warren 2).

Irish (Cork): when this is not the Anglo-Norman name (see above), an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin (see Murnane ), found in medieval records as Iwarrynane, from a genitive or plural form of the name, in which m is lenited.

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

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