Maria Elwell

Birth Name Maria Elwell
Gender female
Age at Death about 66 years, 8 months, 27 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about February 22, 1852 Dudley, Staffordshire, England   1a 2a
Event Note

Maria's death record said she was born February 22, 1854. The index to her birth says she was born in the first quarter of 1852.

mother's maiden: GRAHAM
GRO Reference: 1852 1st Quarter in DUDLEY Volume 06C Page 47
[Dudley Registration district was in Staffordshire]



Census (Daughter) April 7, 1861 Tynemouth, Northumberland, England Queen Street 3a
Event Note

from the transcript at

1861 Census of England, Tynemouth, Northumberland
7 April 1861
Queen Street
Registration Number RG09, piece 3841/126, page 59

John Elwell, 37, born in Stowbridge, chain maker
Martha Elwell, 37, wife, born in Workington, Cumberland, chain maker's wife
John Elwell, 12, son, born in Pewbridge, scholar
Maria Elwell, 9, daughter, born in Staffordshire, scholar
Thomas Elwell, 5, son, born in North Shields, scholar
William Elwell, 1, son, born in Staffordshire, scholar


Immigration (Daughter) September 20, 1869 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   1a
Death November 18, 1918 Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, United States   2a
Event Note

Certificate of Death
November 18, 1918, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
Maria Thon
at 152 Worthington
white, female, married, born February 22, 1854, London, England
spouse: Gustav Thon
father: Wm John Elwell, born in England
mother: Martha Graham, born in England
informant: Gustav Thon, 152 Worthington
cause of death: suicide by strangulation with rope, despondencey due to ill health
buried: Forest, November 20, 1918


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father John Elwell1823March 15, 1877
Mother Martha Graham1823
    Sister     Ann Elwell about 1846
    Brother     John Elwell about 1849
         Maria Elwell about February 22, 1852 November 18, 1918
    Sister     Sarah Ann Elwell about February 1854 about May 1855
    Brother     Thomas Elwell about August 1855
    Brother     William Elwell January 12, 1859
    Brother     George Elwell about 1865

Source References

  1. Boston Passenger Lists
      • Page: September 20, 1869, SS Aleppo
      • Citation:

        "Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 March 2018), Martha Elwell, 1869; citing p. 6, Ship Aleppo, NARA microfilm publication M277 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 076; FHL microfilm 419,970.

  2. Ohio County Death Records, 1840-2001
      • Page: November 18, 1918, Maria Thon, Toledo
      • Citation:

        "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 March 2018), Maria Thon, 18 Nov 1918; citing Death, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, source ID cn 3773, County courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,689,643.

  3. 1861 Census of England and Wales
      • Page: Tynemouth, Northumberland, Registration Number RG09, piece 3841/126, page 59
      • Citation:

        "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), William Elwell in household of John Elwell, Tynemouth, Northumberland, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.