Mary Elizabeth Hughes

22 March 1803–24 May 1859 (Age 56)
New York City, New York County, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Hughes was born on 22 March 1803, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States, her father, John Hughes, was 26 and her mother, Catharine Ivens, was 22. She married William Jones in 1825, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 24 May 1859, in Fremont, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Centerville Pioneer Cemetery, Fremont, Alameda, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jones
Mary Elizabeth Hughes
Marriage: 1825
Sarah Matilda Jones
Catherine Ann Jones
Mary Elizabeth Jones
William Jones Jr.
Rebecca Jane Jones
Charlotte Jones
Mercy Jones
Mary Jones
Anna Maria Jones
Sarah Matilda Jones
David Carlos Jones

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  • Marriage
    1825New York City, New York County, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
    1804 · The Twelfth Amendment
    Age 1
    With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 16
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 84186;2007: 174661; 2010: 236271)English and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

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    The Travels of Mary Elizabeth Jones Mary Elizabeth Jones was born the 17th of March 1828, at New York City, New York. Birth records show that she was the second child of this family. There were two …

    Sources (17)

    • Elizabeth Jones in household of William Jones, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Elizabeth Jones, "BillionGraves Index"
    • Elizabeth Hughes in entry for Mercy Jones, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"

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