Mary Jane Choate

23 August 1829–23 September 1901 (Age 72)
Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Choate was born on 23 August 1829, in Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Deacon James Choate (Jr), was 37 and her mother, Abigail Cogswell, was 34. She married Benjamin F. Mcmurphy on 31 May 1855, in Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 September 1901, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin F. Mcmurphy
1825–1895
Mary Jane Choate
1829–1901
Marriage: 31 May 1855
Lizzie H Mcmurphy
1859–1859
William G. Mc Murphy
1860–1866
Fanny W McMurphy
1862–

Spouse and Children

    Benjamin F. Mcmurphy

    Male1825–1895Male

    Female1829–1901Female

MARRIAGE
31 May 1855
Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
children

(3)

    Lizzie H Mcmurphy

    Female1859–1859Female

    William G. Mc Murphy

    Male1860–1866Male

    Fanny W McMurphy

    Female1862–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Deacon James Choate (Jr)

    Male1791–1861Male

    Female1794–1855Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · City of Salem Incorporated

Age 7

On March 23, 1836, the city of Salem, Massachusetts was incorporated and three years later adopted a seal and motto
1863

Age 34

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

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary J McMurphy in household of Benj F McMurphy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary J Choat in household of James Choat, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary T Mcmurphy in household of Benjamin Mcmurphy, "United States Census, 1880"

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