Mary Jane Lennox

January 1835–1919 (Age 84)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Lennox was born in January 1835, in Missouri, United States, her father, Elder David Taylor Lenox, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Brown, was 28. She married Jesse Middleton Pemberton on 11 June 1857, in Crawford, Scotland, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pulaski, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died in 1919, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rabourn Cemetery, Elk Fork Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Middleton Pemberton
Mary Jane Lennox
Marriage: 11 June 1857
George Pemberton
Jesse Thomas Pemberton
Mary L. Pemberton
Isaac M. Pemberton

Spouse and Children

    Jesse Middleton Pemberton



11 June 1857
Crawford, Scotland, Missouri, United States


    George Pemberton



    Mary L. Pemberton


    Isaac M. Pemberton


Parents and Siblings

    Elder David Taylor Lenox


    Elizabeth Brown




    Frances Marion Lenox


    Hamilton Lenox


    Margaret Ann Lenox


    Susanna Bright Lennox



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 3

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

Age 25

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from the district near Dumbarton, recorded in 1174 in the form Leuenaichs and in the following year as Levenax. Apparently it is named from Gaelic leamhan ‘elm’ + the locative suffix -ach + English -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Jane Pemberton in household of Jesse Pemberton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Polly J Leonox in household of David Leonox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Pemberton in household of J L Pemberton, "United States Census, 1900"

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