Mary Elizabeth Toney

3 December 1858–30 August 1954 (Age 95)
Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Toney was born on 3 December 1858, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, her father, John Richard Toney, was 28 and her mother, Virginia Elizabeth Owen, was 23. She married Alexander Ward Blunt Sr on 23 January 1879, in Manchester, Richmond, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Manchester, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 30 August 1954, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Maury Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Ward Blunt Sr
Mary Elizabeth Toney
Marriage: 23 January 1879
Sarah Blunt
Minie Blunt
Martha Ruth Blunt
Edna Christine Blunt
Alexander Ward Blunt Jr.
Mary Frances Blunt
William Robert Blunt
George Wesley Blunt
Warner Louis Blunt Sr
Wana L Blunt
Emma Mae Blunt
Nina Elizabeth Blunt

Spouse and Children

23 January 1879
Manchester, Richmond, Virginia, United States


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Richard Toney


    Virginia Elizabeth Owen




World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 3

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 5

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

Age 28

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Ton(e)y, a reduced form of Anthony .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Blunt in household of Waverly, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Blunt in household of Alexander Blunt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E Blunt in household of Alex W Blunt, "United States Census, 1910"

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