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
1863–1937
Mary Jane Kennon
1864–1907
Marriage: 24 May 1888
Montie Milton Skipper
1889–1964
Lucile Skipper
1891–1897
Nonnie Burton Skipper
1894–1965
Irene Skipper
1895–1978
Dr. Ottis Clark Skipper
1898–1981
Joseph Lynn Skipper
1900–1970

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Elonzo Skipper

    Male1863–1937Male

    Female1864–1907Female

MARRIAGE
24 May 1888
Hood, Texas, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    George W Kennon

    Male1862–1897Male

    Perry H. Kennon Sr.

    Male1864–1927Male

    Female1864–1907Female

    Birt W Kennon

    Male1865–1939Male

    Male1866–1948Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

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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