Mary Jane Hill

27 July 1861–19 December 1952 (Age 91)
Willshire, Willshire Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Hill was born on 27 July 1861, in Willshire, Willshire Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States, her father, Calvin H Hill, was 24 and her mother, Cinderella Jane Pearce, was 23. She married Auswell Stephenson in 1887. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Grant Township, Jackson, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Jefferson Township, Jackson, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 December 1952, in Circleville, Jackson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Olive Hill Cemetery, Soldier, Soldier Township, Jackson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Auswell Stephenson
1863–1947
Mary Jane Hill
1861–1952
Marriage: 1887
Freddie Stephenson
1887–1887
Elizabeth Charlotte "Lottie" Stephenson
1888–1958
Carl Hill Stephenson
1890–1971
Lucy Stephenson
1892–1892
Harry Albert Stephenson
1893–1982
George Lorenzo Stephenson
1895–1982
Mabel Cinderella Stephenson
1898–1983
Ella Marie Stephenson
1902–1984
Alice Irene Stephenson
1905–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1887
Circleville, Jackson, Kansas, USA
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Calvin H Hill

    Male1836–1900Male

    Cinderella Jane Pearce

    Female1838–1878Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1858–1955Female

    Female1861–1952Female

    Calvin Lorenzo Hill

    Male1863–Male

    Caroline Hill

    Female1863–Female

    Albert Melvern Hill

    Male1866–1941Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Kansas Agricultural Society

Age 1

"The Kansas Agricultural Society was formed on March 5, 1862. The society encouraged farmers to grow winter wheat which created the nickname """"bread basket of the world."
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary J Stephenson in household of Austin Stephenson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary J Stephenson in household of Os**Dl Stephenson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary J Stephenson in household of Ausewell Stephenson, "United States Census, 1910"

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