Mary Lee Jones

28 October 1863–April 1904 (Age 40)
Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Lee

When Mary Lee Jones was born on 28 October 1863, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, her father, Demarcus Washington (Marcus) Jones, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Frances Dunaway, was 28. She married James Flunory Dalton on 15 January 1894, in Halifax, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Staunton Magisterial District, Halifax, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Forest Heights, Prince George's, Maryland, United States in 1971. She died in April 1904, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

James Flunory Dalton
Mary Lee Jones
Marriage: 15 January 1894
Minnie Lee Dalton
Mary Dalton
Ruth Dalton
Sarah Dalton
Peter Dalton
Sallie Irene Dalton
Silas Dalton
Paul Demarcus Washington Dalton
Elizabeth Jeraldine Dalton
James Edward Dalton
Naomi Winters Dalton

Spouse and Children

15 January 1894
Halifax, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 1

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 12

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Mary L Dalton in household of James H Dalton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary L Jones in household of Marcus W Jones, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mrs Mary Dillard in entry for James Edward Dalton, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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