Mary Jane Ewell

5 February 1849–3 March 1909 (Age 60)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Ewell was born on 5 February 1849, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, William Fletcher Ewell, was 33 and her mother, Mary Lee Bland, was 31. She married William Henry Boyle on 24 December 1869, in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Goshen, Cedar, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 3 March 1909, in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Santaquin City Cemetery, Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Boyle
Mary Jane Ewell
Marriage: 24 December 1869
Mary Keziah Boyle
Sarah Louise Boyle
William Henry Boyle
Lydia Ann Boyle
Emma Jane Boyle
James Hollis Boyle
Zachariah Levi Boyle
Leona Pearl Boyle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1869Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): habitational name from Ewell Minnis or Temple Ewell (Kent) or possibly from Ewell (Surrey), all named from Old English ǣwell ‘river source’.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Mary Jane Ewell was born 5 February 1849 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa to William Fletcher and Mary Lee Bland Ewell.  Her mother was a Southern Belle and her father had been a missionary fo …

    Sources (24)

    • Mary S Jones in household of Peter Jones, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Jane Ewell in entry for James Boyle and Jessie Temple, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Mary Jane Euell in entry for William H Boyle, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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