Mary Ellen Dye

4 March 1838–1 January 1909 (Age 70)
Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Dye was born on 4 March 1838, in Wayne, Indiana, United States, her father, Joshua Dye, was 31 and her mother, Mary Nicholas, was 28. She married James Henderson on 28 July 1859, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 1 January 1909, in Abington, Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

James Henderson
1838–1894
Mary Ellen Dye
1838–1909
Marriage: 28 July 1859
Willie E. Henderson
1860–1868
Thomas Henry Henderson
1862–1912

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 July 1859
Wayne, Indiana, United States
children

(2)

    Willie E. Henderson

    Male1860–1868Male

    Thomas Henry Henderson

    Male1862–1912Male

Parents and Siblings

    Joshua Dye

    Male1807–1881Male

    Mary Nicholas

    Female1810–1878Female

siblings

(9)

    Anderson Dye

    Male1829–1882Male

    Female1831–1896Female

    William Dye

    Male1834–1834Male

    John Dye

    Male1835–1915Male

    Female1838–1909Female

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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 3

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Dennis . In Britain the surname is most common in Norfolk, but frequent also in Yorkshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Dye in household of Anderson Jones, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary D Henderson in household of James Henderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E. Dye in entry for Thomas Henry Henderson, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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