Mary Elizabeth Jones

14 February 1805–4 April 1867 (Age 62)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Jones was born on 14 February 1805, in Ohio, United States. She married Marsham Broshears on 8 January 1822, in Warrick, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Skelton Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 4 April 1867, in Warrick, Indiana, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Thornburg Cemetery, Boonville, Warrick, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marsham Broshears
Mary Elizabeth Jones
Marriage: 8 January 1822
William Wilson Broshears
Sarah Ann Broshears
Phillip Boyer Broshears
Benoni Stinson Broshears
Andrew Jackson Broshears
Christoper Columbus Broshears
Ephraim Marion Broshears
Samuel Standiford Broshears

Spouse and Children

8 January 1822
Warrick, Indiana, United States


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 5

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Wellington in household of Ephram Broshears, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Broshear in household of Benoni Broshear, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Broshears, "United States Census, 1850"

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