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
1854–1927
Mary Elizabeth Toney
1858–1954
Marriage: 23 January 1879
Sarah Blunt
1880–
Minie Blunt
Martha Ruth Blunt
1881–1958
Edna Christine Blunt
1883–1936
Alexander Ward Blunt Jr.
1885–1945
Mary Frances Blunt
1886–1981
William Robert Blunt
1891–1964
George Wesley Blunt
1892–1937
Warner Louis Blunt Sr
1895–1985
Wana L Blunt
1896–
Emma Mae Blunt
1898–1973
Nina Elizabeth Blunt
1900–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 January 1879
Manchester, Richmond, Virginia, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Richard Toney

    Male1830–Male

    Virginia Elizabeth Owen

    Female1835–1874Female

siblings

(4)

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. 
1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

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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