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Daughter of Thaddeus (1806-1876) and Emily Maria (Kellogg) Welles, niece of Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles. Mary Jane Welles Peabody was a descendent of Rev. Thomas Hooker who was the governor of Connecticut. She married Rev. Douglass Cairnes Peabody after the death of his first wife. They had two children in addition to two children from Rev. Peabody's first marriage. Mary Jane is mentioned in a letter dated May 13th, 1861, written by Anna M. Seward, and addressed to Francis Adeline Seward. 

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Biography: 
Daughter of Thaddeus (1806-1876) and Emily Maria (Kellogg) Welles, niece of Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles. Mary Jane Welles Peabody was a descendent of Rev. Thomas Hooker who was the governor of Connecticut. She married Rev. Douglass Cairnes Peabody after the death of his first wife. They had two children in addition to two children from Rev. Peabody's first marriage. Mary Jane is mentioned in a letter dated May 13th, 1861, written by Anna M. Seward, and addressed to Francis Adeline Seward.
Citation Type: 
Book or Book Chapter
Book or Monograph Title: 
Register of the Connecticut Society of the Colonial Dames of... National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Connecticut
Publisher Name: 
Connecticut Society
Year: 
1907
Start Page: 
106
End Page: 
106
Citation Notes: 
https://books.google.com/books?id=mggvAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA106&lpg=PA106&dq=Mary+Jane+Peabody+Welles&source=bl&ots=6L4aGfipfN&sig=ACfU3U1aaluH4Sb-LVjc74iOMbmw-Nd8cg&hl=en&ppis=_e&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjngL77zu_nAhVjm-AKHQ37ALEQ6AEwBXoECAsQAQ#v=onepage&q=Mary%20Jane%20Peabody%20Welles&f=false
Citation for Birth Info:
Citation Type: 
Book or Book Chapter
Book or Monograph Title: 
History of the Welles Family in England and Normandy
Author(s) or Editor(s): 
Albert Welles
Publisher Location: 
New York, NY
Publisher Name: 
Albert Welles
Year: 
1876
Start Page: 
211
Citation Notes: 
Google Book:https://books.google.com/books?id=LZBYAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PA210&ots=2qJSuc0c7T&dq=helen%20elizabeth%20welles%20goodridge&pg=PA211#v=onepage&q=helen%20elizabeth%20welles%20goodridge&f=false
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Citation Type: 
Website
Citation URL: 
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8997349/mary-jane-peabody
Title of Webpage: 
Mary Jane Welles Peabody
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Website Last Modified Date: 
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