Mary Jane Hunt

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Individual

Born: 17 Jun 1836 in , , Ohio, United States

Died: 31 Oct 1908

Father: Thomas Hunt (1805 – ?)

Mother: Jane ____ (1805 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1850-ps-oh-clinton-jefferson-242a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Clinton County, Jefferson Township, page 242A (stamped) or 479 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "Ohio > Clinton > Jefferson" image 17; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 668 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 38, dwelling 682

Comment: Source includes name (Mary J. Hunt).

census-us-1860-ps-oh-clinton-jefferson-129: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Clinton County, Jefferson Township, page 129 (form) 397 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) > "Ohio > Clinton > Jefferson" image 1; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803946]

Additional detail for reference: Line 4, dwelling 884

Comment: Source includes name (Mary Hunt). [The first name is indistinct and could be interpreted as May.]

census-us-1880-ps-in-morgan-265-5: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Morgan County, Gregg Township, enumeration district 265, page 5 (form/penned) or 67A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Indiana > Morgan > Gregg > 265" image 5; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 301 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 10, dwelling 38

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Mary J. Hockett).

marker-alvah-hocket-mary-hunt-1912-1908: Gravestone of Alvah Hockett (1912) and Mary Hunt (1908); Murdo Cemetery (Jones County, South Dakota, USA), unrecorded plot location; photographed between 1995 and 2010, privately held

Comment: Source includes [birth] name (Mary J. Hunt).

marriage-hockett-hunt-1874: Wedding record for Alvah Hockett and Mary Jane Hunt (1874); U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com: accessed 6 Aug 2018) > “Indiana > Morgan > West Union Monthly Meeting > Marriages Certificates, 1849-1891” image 33; citing “White Lick Quarterly Mtg., West Union Mo. Mtg., Marriage Certificates 1849-1891; Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes; Earlham College Friends Collection & College Archives, Richmond, Indiana”

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Mary Jane ([Hunt]) Hockett).

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birth

census-us-1850-ps-oh-clinton-jefferson-242a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Clinton County, Jefferson Township, page 242A (stamped) or 479 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "Ohio > Clinton > Jefferson" image 17; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 668 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 38, dwelling 682

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (Ohio). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1860-ps-oh-clinton-jefferson-129: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Clinton County, Jefferson Township, page 129 (form) 397 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) > "Ohio > Clinton > Jefferson" image 1; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803946]

Additional detail for reference: Line 4, dwelling 884

Comment: Source includes age (23) and location (Ohio). Using the official census date of 1 June 1860 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1836 to 1 June 1837.

census-us-1880-ps-in-morgan-265-5: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Morgan County, Gregg Township, enumeration district 265, page 5 (form/penned) or 67A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Indiana > Morgan > Gregg > 265" image 5; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 301 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 10, dwelling 38

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (Ohio). See research notes for conflict details.

marker-alvah-hocket-mary-hunt-1912-1908: Gravestone of Alvah Hockett (1912) and Mary Hunt (1908); Murdo Cemetery (Jones County, South Dakota, USA), unrecorded plot location; photographed between 1995 and 2010, privately held

Comment: Source includes age (72y, 4m, 14d) and date (Oct. 31, 1908). These give a calculated birth date of 17 Jun 1836.

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death

marker-alvah-hocket-mary-hunt-1912-1908: Gravestone of Alvah Hockett (1912) and Mary Hunt (1908); Murdo Cemetery (Jones County, South Dakota, USA), unrecorded plot location; photographed between 1995 and 2010, privately held

Comment: Source includes date (Oct. 31, 1908).

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father

marriage-hockett-hunt-1874: Wedding record for Alvah Hockett and Mary Jane Hunt (1874); U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com: accessed 6 Aug 2018) > “Indiana > Morgan > West Union Monthly Meeting > Marriages Certificates, 1849-1891” image 33; citing “White Lick Quarterly Mtg., West Union Mo. Mtg., Marriage Certificates 1849-1891; Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes; Earlham College Friends Collection & College Archives, Richmond, Indiana”

Comment: Source identifies Mary Jane Hockett as a daughter of Thomas Hunt. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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mother

marriage-hockett-hunt-1874: Wedding record for Alvah Hockett and Mary Jane Hunt (1874); U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com: accessed 6 Aug 2018) > “Indiana > Morgan > West Union Monthly Meeting > Marriages Certificates, 1849-1891” image 33; citing “White Lick Quarterly Mtg., West Union Mo. Mtg., Marriage Certificates 1849-1891; Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes; Earlham College Friends Collection & College Archives, Richmond, Indiana”

Comment: Source identifies Mary Jane Hockett as a daughter of Jane Hunt. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Alvah Hockett (1828 – 1912)

Married: 18 Mar 1874 in (Highland MM), Morgan County, Indiana, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

census-us-1880-ps-in-morgan-265-5: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Morgan County, Gregg Township, enumeration district 265, page 5 (form/penned) or 67A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Indiana > Morgan > Gregg > 265" image 5; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 301 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 9,10, dwelling 38

Comment: Source identifies Mary J. Hockett as the wife of Alvah Hockett.

marker-alvah-hocket-mary-hunt-1912-1908: Gravestone of Alvah Hockett (1912) and Mary Hunt (1908); Murdo Cemetery (Jones County, South Dakota, USA), unrecorded plot location; photographed between 1995 and 2010, privately held

Comment: Source includes "His Wife" under Mary J. Hunt's name on gravestone shared with Alvah Hockett.

marriage-hockett-hunt-1874: Wedding record for Alvah Hockett and Mary Jane Hunt (1874); U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com: accessed 6 Aug 2018) > “Indiana > Morgan > West Union Monthly Meeting > Marriages Certificates, 1849-1891” image 33; citing “White Lick Quarterly Mtg., West Union Mo. Mtg., Marriage Certificates 1849-1891; Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes; Earlham College Friends Collection & College Archives, Richmond, Indiana”

Comment: Source includes date (18th day of 3rd month in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and Seventy four) and implied location (Highland Meeting, Morgan County, Indiana).

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Child: Hervey Hockett (1874 – ?)

Child: Lydia E. Hockett (1876 – ?)

Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Burial: at Murdo, Jones County, South Dakota, United States

Cemetery: (Murdo Cemetery) at Murdo, Jones County, South Dakota, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

marker-alvah-hocket-mary-hunt-1912-1908: Gravestone of Alvah Hockett (1912) and Mary Hunt (1908); Murdo Cemetery (Jones County, South Dakota, USA), unrecorded plot location; photographed between 1995 and 2010, privately held

Comment: Marker is located in Murdo Cemetery, in Murdo, Jones County, South Dakota.

marker-alvah-hocket-mary-hunt-1912-1908: Gravestone of Alvah Hockett (1912) and Mary Hunt (1908); Murdo Cemetery (Jones County, South Dakota, USA), unrecorded plot location; photographed between 1995 and 2010, privately held

Comment: Marker is located in Murdo Cemetery, in Murdo, Jones County, South Dakota.

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Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1850 at Jefferson, Clinton County, Ohio, United States

Residence: 1 Jun 1860 at Jefferson, Clinton County, Ohio, United States

Religion: (Society of Friends) 18 Mar 1874

Residence: 1 Jun 1880 at Gregg Township, Morgan County, Indiana, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1850-ps-oh-clinton-jefferson-242a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Clinton County, Jefferson Township, page 242A (stamped) or 479 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "Ohio > Clinton > Jefferson" image 17; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 668 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 38, dwelling 682

Comment: Source includes official census date (1 June 1850) and location (District No. 163, Jefferson in the county of Clinton, state of Ohio). Note that "township" is not used on the census page, but there is no Jefferson in Clinton County, only Jefferson Township.

census-us-1860-ps-oh-clinton-jefferson-129: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Clinton County, Jefferson Township, page 129 (form) 397 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) > "Ohio > Clinton > Jefferson" image 1; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803946]

Additional detail for reference: Line 4, dwelling 884

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1860) and location (Jefferson Township in the County of Clinton State of Ohio).

marriage-hockett-hunt-1874: Wedding record for Alvah Hockett and Mary Jane Hunt (1874); U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com: accessed 6 Aug 2018) > “Indiana > Morgan > West Union Monthly Meeting > Marriages Certificates, 1849-1891” image 33; citing “White Lick Quarterly Mtg., West Union Mo. Mtg., Marriage Certificates 1849-1891; Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes; Earlham College Friends Collection & College Archives, Richmond, Indiana”

Comment: Source includes date (18th day of 3rd month in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and Seventy four) and religious affiliation (Society of Friends).

census-us-1880-ps-in-morgan-265-5: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Morgan County, Gregg Township, enumeration district 265, page 5 (form/penned) or 67A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Indiana > Morgan > Gregg > 265" image 5; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 301 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 10, dwelling 38

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1880) and location (Gregg Township, in the County of Morgan, State of Indiana).

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General Notes and Anecdotes

In 1880, Mary's mother and niece Martha Hunt were living with the family in Gregg Township (Morgan County, Indiana). Note that the parents of Martha are not yet identified. [census-us-1880-ps-in-morgan-265-5]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

census-us-1880-ps-in-morgan-265-5: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Morgan County, Gregg Township, enumeration district 265, page 5 (form/penned) or 67A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Indiana > Morgan > Gregg > 265" image 5; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 301 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 10, dwelling 38

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Birth Date: This database uses 17 June 1836. Using her age (11) on the official 1850 census date of 1 June 1850 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1838 to 1 June 1839. [census-us-1850-ps-oh-clinton-jefferson-242a]

Birth Date: This database uses 17 June 1836. Using her age (44) on the official 1880 census date of 1 June 1880 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1835 to 1 June 1836. [census-us-1880-ps-in-morgan-265-5]

FOLLOWUP

Mary's middle name may have been Jane.

Alvah Hockett and Mary Jane Hunt probably married on 12 Mar 1874.

Alvah Hockett and Mary J. Hunt may have had another child, Grace Darling Hocket, and she may have been born 13 Nov 1880 in Morgan County, Indiana. (From an unrecorded Ancestry.com database citing Quaker records: Nebraska Monthly Meeting: Central City Meeting, Elk Valley, Friendsdale, North Loup, Plainview, Pierce County, Pleasant Hill, Spring Bank, Lincoln Executive (Hicksite).]

On 1 Mar 1900, Alvah, Mary Jane, and children Hervey and Grace were received on certificate from (?). A year later, 6 Jun 1901, they were granted a certificate to (?). The 1900 rocf may have been to Nebraska. [Nebraska Monthly Meeting records]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

census-us-1850-ps-oh-clinton-jefferson-242a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Clinton County, Jefferson Township, page 242A (stamped) or 479 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "Ohio > Clinton > Jefferson" image 17; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 668 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 38, dwelling 682

census-us-1880-ps-in-morgan-265-5: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Morgan County, Gregg Township, enumeration district 265, page 5 (form/penned) or 67A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Indiana > Morgan > Gregg > 265" image 5; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 301 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 10, dwelling 38

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