Mary Jane Heyser

10 September 1834–23 April 1896 (Age 61)
Perkiomen Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Heyser was born on 10 September 1834, in Perkiomen Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Andrew Heyser, was 26 and her mother, Rebecca Custer, was 21. She married Enos H. Detweiler in 1859. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 23 April 1896, in Perkiomen Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Perkiomen Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enos H. Detweiler
Mary Jane Heyser
Marriage: 1859
Catharine H Detwiler
Clement Heyser Detwiler
Andrew Heyser Detwiler
Dr Charles H. Detwiler
Enos H. Detwiler
Mary Ellen Detwiler
David Custer Detwiler
Howard H Detwiler
Harry Tyson Detwiler
Rebecca Detwiler

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

South German and Austrian: variant spelling of Heiser .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Jane Detwilar in household of Enos Detwilar, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Jane Hiser in household of Andrew Hiser, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Jane Heyser Detwiler, "Find A Grave Index"

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