Mary Jane Lennox

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

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Lennox was born in January 1835, in Missouri, United States, her father, 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

  • Marriage
    11 June 1857Crawford, Scotland, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    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 districtnear Dumbarton, recorded in 1174 in the form Leuenaichs and inthe following year as Levenax. Apparently it is named fromGaelic leamhan ‘elm’ + the locative suffix -ach +English -s.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Mary Jane Pemberton in household of Jesse Pemberton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Polly Jane Lenox in entry for Jesse M Pemberton, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Mary Jane Lennox in entry for Jesse Thomas Pemberton, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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