Adeline <I>Marx</I> Mayo

Adeline Marx Mayo

Birth
Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Death 18 Jan 1879 (aged 70)
Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Mayo family vault
Memorial ID 113315609 · View Source
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She was the daughter of a prominent Jewish banker of Richmond. Her marriage to Edward Mayo (a son of an old Virginia family) was something of scandal - they had to elope in North Carolina and eventually settled in Elizabeth New Jersey where her husband's grandparents lived. Notably, Elizabeth New Jersey was the first town in the US to have a Jewish mayor.

Her children returned to Richmond and were for the most part accepted back into Richmond society.


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  • Created by: KGates
  • Added: 4 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 113315609
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adeline Marx Mayo (12 Aug 1808–18 Jan 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 113315609, citing Saint Johns Episcopal Church Cemetery, Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by KGates (contributor 47052095) .