Jane Emma Mulford

Female10 March 1859–9 May 1943

Brief Life History of Jane Emma

When Jane Emma Mulford was born on 10 March 1859, in Pomeroy, Salisbury Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, her father, John Mulford, was 34 and her mother, Nancy Rife, was 30. She married Perry Albert Mapes on 21 January 1883, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cheshire, Cheshire Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 9 May 1943, in Athens Township, Athens, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States.

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Perry Albert Mapes
Jane Emma Mulford
Marriage: 21 January 1883
Lester Wallace Mapes
Ann Esta Mapes
Jesse Carl Mapes
Netta E Mapes
Clarence Mapes
Charles Dewitt Mapes

Sources (26)

  • June E Mapes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ohio County Births 1841 - 2003
  • Emma J. Mulford, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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  • Marriage
    21 January 1883Gallia, Ohio, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 1

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 4

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

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 22

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (Berkshire and Hampshire):

    habitational name from Moulsford (Berkshire). The placename probably derives from the Old English personal name Mūl (genitive Mūles) + Old English ford ‘ford’.

    habitational name from one or more of several places called with Old English myln ‘mill’ + ford ‘ford’, such as Milford in Witley (Surrey), Milford in Laverstock (Wiltshire), or Milford (Hampshire). There may have been some confusion with Milford .

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

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