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Mary Ellen JONES

Female 1873 - 1978  (104 years)


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  • Name Mary Ellen JONES 
    Born 11 Jun 1873  Asterley, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Nell 
    _UID 1332F39B78A34209A6BE6913EA712437CF7E 
    Died 12 Mar 1978  Woodford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • According to Peter Hunt in May 2005, Mary Ellen was the illegitimate daughter of Mary Ann EVANS. Mary Ellen married Richard JONES on 28 November 1878 at Great Harwood Parish Church, Shropshire. Peter did not say what became of Richard Jones.

      1939 Register: at 120 Elthorne Road, Islington, London
      Minter, Mary E born 11 Jun 1873, widow, unpaid domestic duties
      --- 1 closed record ---
      Minter, Ernest G born 1 Nov 1915, single, salesman shoes
      --- 1 closed record ---

      Mary Ellen died at 104, three months short of her 105th birthday. She became something of a celebrity when at the age of 102 she had her appendix removed.
    Person ID I38  Lambeth, London
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2016 

    Family Ernest Frank Minter,   b. 21 Apr 1880, Sittingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1932, Upper Holloway, N. London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1902  Primitive Methodist Chapel, Anatola Road, Dartmouth Park HiIl, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ellen Mary Minter,   b. 2 Oct 1906, 41, Calverley Grove, Upper Holloway, N. London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1913, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     2. Ernest Gordon Minter,   b. 1 Nov 1915, 120, Elthorne Road, Upper Holloway, N. London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1994, St. Catherine's Hospital, Birkenhead Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Gladys Violet Minter,   b. 6 Mar 1917, 120, Elthorne Road, Upper Holloway, N. London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 2010, 215-221, Spital Road, Bromborough, Wirral, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 20:11:00 
    Family ID F17  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jun 1873 - Asterley, Shropshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1978 - Woodford, Essex Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Mary Ellen Minter nee Jones
    Mary Ellen Minter nee Jones
    Newspaper clippings kindly provided by Mary Ellen's grandson Peter Hunt. Mary Ellen reached her hundredth birthday on 11 June 1973, had her appendix removed at the age of 102, and died three months short of her 105th birthday in 1978.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Peter Hunt, April 2005.

    2. [S11] BMD index and Peter Hunt, April 2005 (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1978 Redbridge 14/1798.

    3. [S11] BMD index and Peter Hunt, April 2005 (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1902 Islington 1b/798.