Mary Jane Brockman

25 January 1855–29 December 1935 (Age 80)
Johnson, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Brockman was born on 25 January 1855, in Johnson, Indiana, United States, her father, William Thomas Brockman, was 24 and her mother, Martha Lewis, was 22. She married Nathan Jones on 16 February 1881, in Johnson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Blue River Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 December 1935, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Jones
Mary Jane Brockman
Marriage: 16 February 1881
Clarence Jones
Flora May Jones

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1881Johnson, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1856 · The Town of Santa Claus
    Age 1
    The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 21
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): variant of Brookman , a topographic name for someone who lived by a brook or stream (see Brook 1).Americanized form of Jewish (from Poland) Brokman: occupational name, an agent form based on the Yiddish verb brokn ‘to crumble, shred’.Americanized form of German Brockmann .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Mary Johnes in household of Nathan Johnes, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Jane Brockman in household of William Brockman, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Mary J Brockman - Published information: birth-name: MARY JANE BROCKMAN

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