Mary Ann E. Broughton1

Female, #43265, (8 May 1810 - 14 Oct 1883)
Father*Nathaniel Broughton (s 1768 - b Jul 1852)
Mother*Sarah Benbow (c 1780 - )
Birth*8 May 1810 Mary was born at Sumter District, South Carolina, on 8 May 1810.1 
Marriage*circa 1828 She married Rev. Jesse T. Thames circa 1828. 
Married Namecirca 1828  As of circa 1828, her married name was Thames. 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 Mary was probably a free white female, age 15 and under 20, in Rev. Jesse T. Thames's household, on the 1830 Census at Monroe Co., Alabama.2 
Birth of Son29 Nov 1830 Her son Cornelius Alexander Thames was born on 29 Nov 1830 at near Old Salem Church, Monroe Co., Alabama.3,4 
Birth of Son1833 Her son Steven Wiggins Thames was born in 1833 at Monroe Co., Alabama.4 
Birth of Son11 Feb 1835 Her son Nathaniel Broughton Thames was born on 11 Feb 1835 at Monroe Co., Alabama.4 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Mary was probably a free white female, age 20 and under 30, in Rev. Jesse T. Thames's household, on the 1840 Census at Monroe Co., Alabama.5 
Relocation1844 She was an accompanying familiy member in the relocation of Rev. Jesse T. Thames in 1844 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.4 
Photographed*circa 1845 She was photographed circa 1845 at Conecuh Co., Alabama.6,7
Mary Ann E. (Broughton) Thames
Birth of Soncirca 1847 Her son Jesse C. Thames was born circa 1847 at Alabama.8 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Mary, Cornelius, Steven, Nathaniel, Susan, Sarah, Martha, Jesse, Margaret and Nancy was listed as a household member living with Rev. Jesse T. Thames on the 1850 Census at Conecuh Co., Alabama.9 
Birth of Son20 Apr 1851 Her son Charles Richard Thames was born on 20 Apr 1851 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.8,10,11 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Mary, Martha, Nancy, Jesse, Margaret, Charles and Lucy was listed as a household member living with Rev. Jesse T. Thames in the 1860 Census at Evergreen, Conecuh Co., Alabama.12 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Mary, Nancy, Margaret, Lucy, Sarah and Rayford was listed as a household member living with Rev. Jesse T. Thames on the 1870 Census at Old Town, Conecuh Co., Alabama.13 
Death of Spouse25 Nov 1872 Her husband Rev. Jesse T. Thames died on 25 Nov 1872 at Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi.14 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Mary was listed as a mother-in-law in Thomas S. Bryant's household on the 1880 Census at Wayne Co., Mississippi.15 
Death*14 Oct 1883 She died at Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi, on 14 Oct 1883 at age 73.16 
Burial*circa 15 Oct 1883 Her body was interred circa 15 Oct 1883 at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi.16 
Biography* Mary A E Broughton b 4 May 1810 Sumter SC mvd to Monroe Co AL 1816-17 (Vivian Pridgen-Brockway Vivian@sbmflab.org.) 

Family

Rev. Jesse T. Thames (6 Oct 1810 - 25 Nov 1872)
Marriage*circa 1828 She married Rev. Jesse T. Thames circa 1828. 
Children
ChartsWLC / Warren L. Culpepper Ancestral Chart
WLC / Thomas Thames: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Apr 2010

Citations

  1. Mary Stearnes Henley, compiler, e-mail address, South Alabama Roots and Branches, Rootsweb: WorldConnect (online family tree).
  2. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Unk Twp, Monroe Co., AL, page 45: 1M15-19, 1F0-4, 1F15-19.
  3. E-mail to Warren L. Culpepper from Lee Y. Ponder (Thames researcher), 5611 Cypress Circle, Tallahassee, FL 32303, e-mail address.
  4. Hub Broughton e-mail, 2 Aug 2002.
  5. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Unk Twp, Monroe Co., AL, page 228: "1M-4, 2M5-9, 2M20-29, 2F0-4, 1F10-14, 1F20-29."
  6. E-mail written 2003-2007 to Warren Culpepper from Vivian McLendon Pridgen-Brockway (#43320), e-mail address.
  7. E-mail written 2004-2008 to Warren Culpepper from Becky Thames-Simmons, http://www.theywentthatway.com/genealogy/index.php, e-mail address.
    In March 2010, Barbara O'Gwynn McDaniel was the owner of the photo and she provided to Becky Thames-Simmons the following provenance:
    Mary Ann E. Broughton's sister, Susannah Broughton (wife of John O'Gwynn) owned the picture, and
    passed it to her son Henry David O'Gwynn (husband of Mary M. Bell), who
    passed to his daughter Delaney O'Gwynn Boyd, who
    Gave it to her nephew Robert O'Gwynn in the 1950's along with a lot of Bell family photos, and Robert
    Gave it to his daughter Barbara O'Gwynn McDaniel, the current owner.
  8. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
  9. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Unk Twp, Conecuh Co., AL, page 382 from Lee Ponder: Jesse Thames, 40, M, NC; Mary A. E. 40, F, SC; Cornelius 19, M, AL; Stephen, 13, M, AL; Nathaniel, 15, M, AL; Susan, 13, F, AL; Sarah, 12, F, AL; Martha A., 9, F, AL; Nancy, 6, F, AL; Jesse C, 3, M, AL; Margaret, 2, F, AL.
  10. E-mail written 2001 to Warren L. Culpepper from Mary Hollis.
    21 Apr 2002.
  11. Jean Strickland & Patricia N. Edwards, Records of Wayne County, Mississippi: Cemetery Records, Moss Point, MS: Strickland & Edwards, 1987.
    "Charlie R. Thames, 20 Apr 1851 - 22 Apr 1928."
  12. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Evergreen, Conecuh Co., AL, pg 34, Hse 257, fam 329. From Lee Ponder: "Jesse Thames, 49, M, Farmer, RE=1000, PE=875, SC; Mary, 50, F, SC; Martha, 19, F, AL; Nancy, 16, F, AL; Jesse, 13, M, AL; Margaret, 11, F, AL; Charles, 9, M, AL; Lucy, 6, F, AL; Charlie Hall, 22, M, Farm Laborer, AL; Samel Landrum, 25, M, Teacher at school, SC."
  13. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Beat 6, Old Town, Conecuh Co., AL, page 2, Transcription by Gertrude Stevens: Jesse Thames, 59, M, Farmer, NC; Mary A., 60, F, Keepog house, RE=720, PE=1000, SC; Nancy T, 26, F, AL; Margaret, 20, F, AL; Lucy A, 15, F, AL; Sarah E. Hall, 31, F, AL; Radford Hall, 10, M, AL.
  14. Christian Index Obits, 1822-1879, 19 Dec 1987, pg 200, Col 1: Thames, Jesse, 63 yrs, b 10-6-1810, h. of Mary A E Boughton, d 11-24-1872, Wayne Co., MS.
  15. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Dis 2, Beat 2, Wayne Co., MS, page 288B, based on LDS CD transcription: T. Bryant, Self, M, Md, 37, Farmer, MS, MS, MS; N.T. Bryant, wife, F, Md, 37, AL, NC, SC; M.E. Thames, Mother-in-law, F, Wd, 70, SC, SC, SC; L.A. Wilkins, Sister-in-law, F, Wd, 26, AL, AL, SC; N.M. Wilkins, Other, M, S, 4, MS, MS, AL; O.C. Wilkins, Other, F, S, 3, MS, MS, AL; M.S. Boykin, Other, F, Wd, 32, AL, FR, AL; E.M. Boykin, Other, F, S, 27, AL, FR, AL; Lucretia, Other, F, S, 2, MS, AL, AL [M.S. and E.M appear to be sisters, with E.M. the mother of Lucretia].
  16. Jean Strickland & Patricia N. Edwards, Records of Wayne County, Mississippi: Cemetery Records, Moss Point, MS: Strickland & Edwards, 1987.
    "Mary A. E. Broughton Thames May 1810 - 14 Aug 1882 [sic]" Year of death actually appears as 1883 on her tombstone.