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Mary "Polly" Boone Smelser
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1797
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 1840
Rush County
Indiana, USA

Wife of John Smelser, married 1817 or 1819.

She is also named Martha Mary Boone and Polly Boone in some records.

Mary's parents were Jonathan Boone and Mary 'Balle' Dehaven who were born in PA and married 1784 at Alsace, Berks PA.
Some think 'Balle' is misspelling for 'Polly.'

They came to Bourbon KY abt 1793 where they reportedly died in the 1830s.
Jonathan was born abt 1751 and died 1834.

Mary's paternal grandparents were Hugh Boone (b: 1735) and Catherine Mordecai.
Hugh Boone and Daniel Boone were 1st cousins -- Hugh's father Joseph Boone was
a brother of Daniel's father Squire Boone.

Mary Boone Smelser's maternal grandparents were Edward Dehaven (1711-1781) and Hannah 'Ann' Wenger.

Mary's children not found on FindAGrave:
Susanna born 1821-died 1822
Martha Mary 1835-1853 m: John Cass 
Family links: 
  John Smelser (1797 - 1862)*
  James W Smelser (1820 - 1873)*
  Amanda F. Smelser (1823 - 1838)*
  Boone Dehaven Smelser (1824 - 1903)*
  Louisa Smelser Morris (1826 - 1883)*
  Mary Smelser (1827 - 1840)*
  Franklin Smelser (1831 - 1908)*
*Calculated relationship
Wife of John Smelser. Died Oct 21, 1840. Aged 43 years, 29 days
Smelser Cemetery
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: rdwidau
Originally Created by: Joel David
Record added: Jan 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 102919188


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