Mary Jane Small

19 June 1855–14 January 1931 (Age 75)
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Small was born on 19 June 1855, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, her father, James Small, was 27 and her mother, Jane Ann Corr, was 18. She married Joseph Lane Dodge on 9 October 1872, in District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in United States in 1931. She died on 14 January 1931, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lane Dodge
Mary Jane Small
Marriage: 9 October 1872
Mary Elizabeth Dodge
Jane Dodge
Joseph Alexander Dodge
Clarence Dodge
Sarah J Dodge
Kathryn Cornelia Dodge
James E. Dodge

Spouse and Children

9 October 1872
District of Columbia, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    James Small


    Jane Ann Corr





    Joseph Small


    Katherine V. Small



    James Edward Small


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Assassination Plot

Age 10

On April 14,1865, an assassination plot takes place. The first shot is President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth while at Ford's Theater. The second is the secretary of State William H. Seward who is stabbed multiple times. The final is suppose to be the vice president Andrew Johnson but the would be assassin got cold feet.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a person of slender build or diminutive stature, from Middle English smal ‘thin’, ‘narrow’.2 Translation of equivalents in other European languages, such as German Klein and Schmal , French Petit .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary J Small in household of Jas Small, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary J Dodge in household of Jos L Dodge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary J Small in household of James Small, "United States Census, 1860"

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