Mary Ellen Poff

9 February 1856–31 August 1927 (Age 71)
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Poff was born on 9 February 1856, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Peter H. Poff, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Ridgeway, was 20. She married Charles Scott Eanes in 1868. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Locust Grove Magisterial District, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1880 and Simpsons, Floyd, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 31 August 1927, at the age of 71, and was buried in Floyd, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Scott Eanes
1848–1900
Mary Ellen Poff
1856–1927
Marriage: 1868
Octava Eanes
1877–1891
John Henry Eanes
1881–1907
William Edward Eanes
1879–1946
Rebecca Ann Eanes
1884–1966
Sarah Elizabeth Eanes
1886–1969
Joel Cleveland Eanes
1888–1957
Dora Ella Eanes
1890–1957
James Robert Eanes
1892–1988
Infant Eanes
1895–1895
Jasper Irvin Eanes
1898–1972

Spouse and Children

    Charles Scott Eanes

    Male1848–1900Male

    Female1856–1927Female

MARRIAGE
1868
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1829–1873Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Ridgeway

    Female1835–1910Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1856–1927Female

    William Anthony Lemuel Poff

    Male1858–1937Male

    Sarah Catherine Poff

    Female1860–1939Female

    Rosabel A. Poff

    Female1865–1937Female

    Female1868–1943Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 5

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. 
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Paff ( see Pfaff ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Roff in household of Peter H Roff, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Poff in household of Peter H Poff, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Eanes, "United States Census, 1920"

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