Mary Jane Winston

September 1824–13 April 1909 (Age 84)
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Winston was born in September 1824, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, her father, John W. Winston, was 35 and her mother, Mary Thomas, was 26. She married Lewis Tucker on 21 December 1861, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 8, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 13 April 1909, in Eagleville, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bedford, Tennessee, United States.

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Lewis Tucker
Mary Jane Winston
Marriage: 21 December 1861
Finis Ewing Tucker

Spouse and Children

21 December 1861
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John W. Winston





    Mahuldah W. Winston




    Queen Esther Winston


    Nathaniel J. Winston


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 11

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 38

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 English: from an Old English personal name composed of the elements wynn ‘joy’ + stān ‘stone’.2 English: habitational name from any of various places called Winston or Winstone, from various Old English personal names + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, or, in the case of Winstone in Gloucestershire, Old English stān ‘stone’.3 Americanized form of Jewish Weinstein .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary [WINSTON] Mc Elroy in household of Saml Mc Elroy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • 1900 Rutherford, Tennessee: Mary J [Mary Jane WINSTON] (1) LEWIS (2) McElroy in household of Finn E Tucker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • 1860 Rutherford, Tennessee: M J Winston in household of J Winston, "United States Census"

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