Mary Jane Choate

3 July 1836–15 March 1899 (Age 62)
Vox, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Choate was born on 3 July 1836, in Vox, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States, her father, Richard S Choate, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Edwards, was 27. She married Ltn Center Joshua Edwards Sr on 10 September 1852, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and Gap Civil Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 15 March 1899, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Sparta, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ltn Center Joshua Edwards Sr
1828–1901
Mary Jane Choate
1836–1899
Marriage: 10 September 1852
John Center Edwards
1853–1890
Sarah Cornelia Edwards
1855–1941
David Reed Edwards
1855–1919
Sowel Thomas Edwards
1857–1898
Andrew Jackson Edwards
1861–1942
Rosa Jane ( Rausey) Edwards
1863–1883
William Sabert. Edwards
1866–1934
Charity Alice Edwards
1868–1944
Richard Jefferson Edwards
1871–1921
Center Joshua Edwards Jr
1873–1951
Laura Emma Edwards
1876–1950

Spouse and Children

    Ltn Center Joshua Edwards Sr

    Male1828–1901Male

    Female1836–1899Female

MARRIAGE
10 September 1852
Ashe, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 17

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1863

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jane Edwards in household of Center Edwards, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Choat in household of Richd Choat, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Edwards in household of Center Edwards, "United States Census, 1880"

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