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Mary Ann Boyles

Female 1862 - 1952


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  • Name  Mary Ann Boyles  [1
    Born  20 Jul 1862  Belfast, , Antrim, (Northern) Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • The Illinois marriage index online listed her maiden surname as Bogles, the 1925 Iowa state census information for her daughter, Ellen, listed it as Boyles, which seems more likely judging from a cursory check of 1870 and 1880 census records.
    Census  1900  Gladstone Township, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Mary Ann Thomas, wife, white, female, born in July 1862, age 37, married, married for 14 years, mother of 5 children, 4 of these children living, born in Ireland, father born in Ireland, mother born in Ireland, immigrated to the US in 1885, number of years in the US: 15, could read, could write, could speak English
    Iowa State Census  1925  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Mary A. Thomas, wife, female, white, age 62, married, naturalized, number of years in the U.S.: 57, number of years in Iowa: 10, attended rural school, highest reader attained: 4th grade, could read, could write, place of birth: Ireland, name of father: William Boyles, father's birthplace: Ireland, father's age at last birthday: Elizabeth Tevenson, name of mother: Ireland, mother's birthplace: Ireland, occupation involved with domestic/personal services, church affiliation: Presbyterian
    Died  31 Jul 1952  Burlington Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Obituary  1 Aug 1952  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette 
    • Mrs. Mary Ann Thomas, 90, who had been making her home with 3 daughters in Burlington the last few years, died Thursday (July 31, 1952) at 4:30 p.m. in Burlington hospital.

      She was born in Belfast, Ireland July 20, 1862, and came to the U.S. at the age of 6. She had lived in Burlington for 38 years, coming here from Biggsville, Illinois.

      September 10, 1885, she married Evan Thomas in Biggsville. He died in Burlington October 23, 1943. She was a member of Williamson Memorial United Presbyterian church, Harriett Milne missionary circle, and Ladies Aid of the church.

      Surviving are 4 daughters: Mrs. Irene Wilkerson of Pasadena, California, Mrs. Anna Brust, Mrs. Bessie Crabb and Mrs. Ellen Redfern of Burlington: a sister, Mrs. Ella Boyd of Biggsville: 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; a number of nieces and nephews. A son, 3 brothers, and 3 sisters are also dead.

      Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in Burnett Wallen funeral home. Reverend H. J. Findlay will officiate. Burial will be in Biggsville cemetery. Navy mothers will attend services in a body.
    Buried  3 Aug 1952  Biggsville Cemetery, Biggsville, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID  I41685  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family  Evan Alexander Thomas,   b. Jul 1858, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1943, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Sep 1885  Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Alt. Marriage  10 Sep 1885  Biggsville, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Illinois Marriage Index 
    • Groom: Thomas, Evan A.; Bride: Bogles, Mary Ann; Marriage date: September 9, 1885, Volume: 00C; License: 0045; County: Henderson
    Children 
     1. Irene Gina Thomas,   b. Feb 1886, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Anna G. Thomas,   b. 11 Feb 1888, Biggsville, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1985, Applegate Care Center, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Bessie V. Thomas,   b. Jul 1894, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >4. Ellen P. Thomas,   b. 11 Jun 1898, Gladstone, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1981, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. (Son - 55446) Thomas,   d. Bef 1900
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F15562  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1692

    2. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Gladstone Precinct, Henderson County, Illinois; enumeration district: 44, supervisor's district: 9, sheet number: 6B, page number: 128; enumeration date: June 9, 1900

    3. [S5218] Thomas, Mary Ann (Boyles) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 20, August 1, 1952; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S260] Illinois Marriage Index 1763-1900 (Illinois State Archives) (Reliability: 3).