Mary Jane Boone

Female1 June 1848–1 May 1887

Brief Life History of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Boone was born on 1 June 1848, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Stephen Edward Boone, was 28 and her mother, Mahala Oyler, was 27. She married Henry Plunkett on 7 September 1871, in Franklin, Albemarle, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bonbrook, Franklin, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 1 May 1887, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Franklin, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Plunkett
Mary Jane Boone
Marriage: 7 September 1871
Leanah S Plunkett
Ida Elizabeth Plunkett
Stephen Sidney Plunkett
Charles Price Plunkett
Laura Catherine Plunkett
William Timothy Plunkett
Joseph Henry Plunkett
Jeremiah R. "Jerry" Plunkett
George Harvey Plunkett

Sources (41)

  • Mary Boon in household of Stephen Boon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary J Plunket, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Mary Jane Boon, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 September 1871Franklin, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 13

    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 15

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

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 22

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Bohon in La Manche, France, of obscure etymology.

    English (of Norman origin): from Middle English bon(e), boun, Old French bon ‘good’. Compare Bone 1.

    Dutch: variant of Boon .

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

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