8. Mary Jane2 STEWART (Benjamin1 STEWART) was
born on 6 OCT 1854 in New York, USA. She appeared on the 1860 U.S. Census with
her parents in Chester Twp., Ottawa Co., Michigan. She died on 9 JUN 1943 in
Ravenna, Muskegon Co., Michigan. The obituary of Mary Jane dated 10 June 1943
from the Muskegon Chronicle reads:
She was married to Jonathan
HOUSLER in 1870. Jonathan was from North Colfax, Wexford Co., Michigan prior
to their marriage according to the Stewart-Hillard Reunion Papers. They appeared
on the 1880 U.S. Census in Chester Twp., Ottawa Co., Michigan. Jonathan Housler
and Mary Jane Stewart separated around 1893, according to her grandson, Lyle.
Although she remarried twice, once to William Davenport and once to Charles DeShane,
she was reported to be going by the surname Housler at the time of her death.
Jonathan HOUSLER was born about 1846 in Ohio, USA. He died after
19 DEC 1896. Mary Jane STEWART and Jonathan HOUSLER had the following children:
She was married to Wellington H. DAVENPORT (son of William DAVENPORT and Emmaline STEWART) on 27 SEP 1905 in Muskegon, Muskegon Co., Michigan, USA. Wellington and Mary Jane appeared on the 1910 U.S. Census in Ravenna, Muskegon Co., Michigan. Wellington H. DAVENPORT was born in 1855 in Ohio, USA. He died in MAR 1942.
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