Mary Jane Kennon

14 August 1864–19 April 1907 (Age 42)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Kennon was born on 14 August 1864, in Missouri, United States, her father, Milton Kennon, was 35 and her mother, Margaret Maranda R Daniels, was 32. She married Joseph Elonzo Skipper on 24 May 1888, in Hood, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Saline Township, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 19 April 1907, in Texas, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Granbury Cemetery, Granbury, Hood, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Elonzo Skipper
Mary Jane Kennon
Marriage: 24 May 1888
Montie Milton Skipper
Lucile Skipper
Nonnie Burton Skipper
Irene Skipper
Dr. Ottis Clark Skipper
Joseph Lynn Skipper

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Elonzo Skipper



24 May 1888
Hood, Texas, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    George W Kennon


    Perry H. Kennon Sr.



    Birt W Kennon



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 1

On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: "The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 12

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McKennon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Jane Kennon in household of Milton Kennon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary J Skipper in household of Joe E Skipper, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mollie Kennon in entry for Joseph Lynn Skipper, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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