Mary Jane Records

1823–1900 (Age 77)
Boone, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Records was born in January 1823, in Boone, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Madison Records, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Wilson, was 21. She married Levi Simpson on 14 November 1843, in Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Jackson Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Mitcheltree Township, Martin, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 21 August 1900, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Doans, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Simpson
Mary Jane Records
Marriage: 14 November 1843
James R. Simpson
Willis Wilson Simpson

Spouse and Children

14 November 1843
Greene, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Madison Records


    Sarah Wilson




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 2

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 7

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 27

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Record 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Simpson in household of Levi Simpson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Simpson in household of Levi Simpson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Jane Simpson in household of Levi Simpson, "United States Census, 1870"

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