Mary Jane Eiker1,2,3

ID# 20739, (1836 - 1883)
MotherMartha [surname unknown]4 (abt 1810 - )

Key Events:

Birth: 23 Jan 1836, Pennsylvania5,6,7
Marriage: before 1863, George Washington Flora (29 Dec 1831 - 8 Jun 1904)8,9,10
Death: 25 Mar 188311
Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania12
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

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Narrative:

     Mary Jane Eiker was born on 23 Jan 1836 in Pennsylvania.5,6,7
     Mary appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Chambersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 9 Sep 1850, in the household of George S. Eyster, a prosperous merchant, and his family. There are six children listed, as well as Mary Myers, age 26. No occupation is listed for her or Mary Jane, but it appears they were servants.13
     She was a seamstress before her marriage.14
     She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Chambersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of her mother, Martha [surname unknown].14
     Mary married George Washington Flora, son of George Flora and Rebecca Simpson, before 1863.8,9,10
     Mary and George Washington Flora moved to Maryland with their infant son Edward about 1869. They appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland, enumerated 27 Jun 1870, reporting no real estate, but personal estate of $400. Their son Edward was listed as living with them.15
     Mary and George appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland, on High St., enumerated 1 Jun 1880. Their children Edward and Carrie were listed as living with them.16
     Mary died on 25 Mar 1883 at age 47.11 She was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.12

Children:
     Children with George Washington Flora:

Citations

  1. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 112747869, Mary Jane Eiker Flora, includes tombstone photos showing name as Mary Jane Eiker.
  2. [S6817] George S household, 1850 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Mary Jane Eiker.
  3. [S6830] Edward K. Flora and Martha A. Foreman, Application for Marriage License and Return, shows name as Mary Jane Eicher.
  4. [S6818] Martha Eiker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 112747869, Mary Jane Eiker Flora, shows date, with year as 1830, includes tombstone photo showing date, with year as 1836, and another showing age 47 yrs at death 25 Mar 1883.
  6. [S6817] George S household, 1850 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 15 and state.
  7. [S6818] Martha Eiker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 23 and state.
  8. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 112747869, Mary Jane Eiker Flora, includes tombstone photo showing her as his wife.
  9. [S6813] George W. Flora household, 1870 U.S. Census, Washington Co., Maryland, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S6815] Elias D. Flora, Civil War Draft Registrations Records, shows him as married.
  11. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 112747869, Mary Jane Eiker Flora, shows date, as 27th, and includes two tombstone photos showing date as 25th.
  12. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 112747869, Mary Jane Eiker Flora, includes tombstone photo.
  13. [S6817] George S household, 1850 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  14. [S6818] Martha Eiker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  15. [S6813] George W. Flora household, 1870 U.S. Census, Washington Co., Maryland.
  16. [S6814] Geo. W. Flora household, 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Co., Maryland.
  17. [S6813] George W. Flora household, 1870 U.S. Census, Washington Co., Maryland, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  18. [S6814] Geo. W. Flora household, 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Co., Maryland, shows him as the son of her husband.
  19. [S6830] Edward K. Flora and Martha A. Foreman, Application for Marriage License and Return.
  20. [S3870] "Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," FamilySearch.org, record for Carrie Reese Flora, citing FHL #893707.
  21. [S6814] Geo. W. Flora household, 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Co., Maryland, shows the girl as daughter of Mary's husband.
  22. [S7065] Infant son Flora, birth register.