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Mary Jane Forbes Broaddus
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1835
Hopewell
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1904
Lacon
Marshall County
Illinois, USA

Mary Jane Forbes was the oldest child of William & Hannah (Buckingham) Forbes.

In 1831 the Forbes family (headed by Caleb & Mary) came to Marshall county from Currituck Co, NC. In 1832 the Buckingham family (headed by Isaac & Sarah) came to adjacent Woodford Co, from Greene Co, PA. Both families were amongst the very first settlers in the area.

Mary Jane had 5 Forbes siblings, they were:

1 Sarah b. abt 1837, d. 1872, m. 1858 Andrew Broaddus (bro of Rueben)
2 Ellen Hanna, 1838-1913, m. 1870 Chas W Casey
3 Amanda, b. abt 1840, d. bef 1855
4 Courtney H., 1842-1884, m. 1863 Ozell Trask
5 Isaac B. 1842 d. aft Jun 1900, m. 1867 Sally Orr

Mary Jane married Ruebenn Broaddus on 21 Nov 1855 in Marshall Co. After their marriage the couple always lived in Varna or with a couple of miles of town.

They had 7 children:

1 Leland A. b. 1872 d. bef 1961, m. Gertuce Maleham, 2 ch
2 Infant, d. 1857
3 Lawrence W, b. 1858, m. 1894 Luella DuChesne, 1 son
4 Minnie E, b. 1863 d. bef 1961, m. 1882 Dan C Wright, 2 ch
5 Warren R. 1864-1955, m. 1892-3 Emily Spangler, 2 ch
6 Mary Hannah, b. 1868, m. 1894 Morgan L. Norton
7 Andrew Lee, 1871-1921, m. Gertrude Maleham

Mary Jane died 4 years before Rueben, they are buried side by side with other family nearby.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Forbes (1809 - 1842)
  Hannah Buckingham Forbes (1812 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Rueben Broaddus (1832 - 1908)
 
 Children:
  Infant Daughter Broaddus (____ - 1857)*
  Lawrence William Broaddus (1857 - 1943)*
  Andrew Lee Broaddus (1871 - 1921)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Forbes Broaddus (1835 - 1904)
  Amanda M. Forbes (1840 - 1851)*
  Cortena A. Forbes Trask (1842 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lacon Cemetery
Lacon
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Buried next to her husband
 
Created by: The Ancestor Hunter
Record added: May 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19489131
Mary Jane <i>Forbes</i> Broaddus
Added by: The Ancestor Hunter
 
 
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R.I.P. from a Forbes & Buckingham descendant
- The Ancestor Hunter
 Added: May. 22, 2007
 
 
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