Mary Alverta Jackaway
(1835-1896)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Edwin Babb

2. Samuel Martin Pyfer Sr.

Mary Alverta Jackaway 1 2 3

  • Born: 1835, , , PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Edwin Babb
  • Marriage (2): Samuel Martin Pyfer Sr.
  • Died: 7 Feb 1896, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 61 1 4
  • Buried: 10 Feb 1896, Bala-Cynwyd: West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 2 4

  Burial Notes:

Bryn Mawr 653

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Sadsbury Twp., Chester, PA. 5 The 1860 census recorded Mary Babb, widow, 24, living with her daughter, Mary A., 3, in the household of Capt. John Miller, plasterer, 63, and his wife Mary, 45. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Black Horse.

2. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 The 1870 census recorded Samuel Pyfer, brass worker, 27, living with wife Mary A., 33; son Edwin, 6; son Samuel, 4; step-daughter Mary A. Babb, attending school, 14. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Samuel's real estate was valued at $2,500 and personal estate $600.

3. Census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 The 1880 census recorded at 829 Judson Street: Saml M. Pyfer, machinist, 37, living with wife Mary A., 42; son Edwin B., 15; son Saml. M., 13; stepdaughter Mary A. Grider, 23; and step-granddaughter Bertha B. Grider, 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.
A nearby neighbor on the same census page is Saml. M. Grider, mill wright, 46, with his wife Jeanette, 39, and daughter Annie E., 17.

4. Cause of Death: nervous exhaustion, 7 Feb 1896, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

5. Residence: 3256 North Thirteenth St., PHiladelphia, PA on 7 Feb 1896 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1

6. Obituary: Philadelphia Inquirer: obituary of Mary A. Pyfer on 9 Feb 1896 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 PYFER -- On February 7, 1896, Mary A., wife of Samuel M. Pyfer, Sr. The relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services, on Monday afternoon, precisely at 2 o'clock, at her late residence, 3256 North Thirteenth street. Interment private.


Mary married Edwin Babb. (Edwin Babb was born on 29 Apr 1836 in West Chester, Chester, PA,8 died on 30 May 1857 in Highland Township, Chester, PA 8 9 10 and was buried in Parkesburg: Upper Octorara Church Cemetery, Chester, PA, USA 9.)


Mary next married Samuel Martin Pyfer Sr., son of John M. Pyfer and Belinda Catharine Beecher. (Samuel Martin Pyfer Sr. was born on 30 Jun 1842 in , Lancaster, PA,11 12 13 died on 18 Dec 1929 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 12 13 14 and was buried on 21 Dec 1929 in Bala-Cynwyd: West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 12 13 14.)


Sources


1 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 9 Feb 1896, page 17. Obituary of Mary A. Pyfer.

2 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/91233283.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 64511, Mary A. Savidge. Father ? Babb, morther Mary A. Jackaway. Informant Mrs. T. C. Donovan.

4 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6RQ-829 Mary A. Pyfer, 07 Feb 1896; citing certificate # 16453.

5 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXPN-NHV Mary Babb in entry for John Miller, 1860.

6 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ5K-QNZ Samuel Pyfer, 1870.

7 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWJX-FS6 Saml M Pyfer, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 279, sheet 405B.

8 Ancestry.com, <i>Family Data Collection</i> (Not verified from original sources; use with caution.), Edwin Babb, parents Samson Babb & Charity Grubb Jefferis, b. 29 apr 1836 d. 30 May 1857.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/42883916.

10 <i>The Lancaster Examiner (Lancaster, PA)</i>, 3 Jun 1857, page 2.

11 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Manheim Township, Series: M432 Roll: 787 Page: 323.

12 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=89159072.

13 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 116323. Samuel Martin Pyfer. Father don't know. Mother Belinda Beecher.

14 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 21 Dec 1929, page 18, obituary of Samuel Martin Pyfer.



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