The 1880 mortality schedule for Labette County, Kansas, describes Polly ("Polly H. Jones") as a widow who passed away from pneumonia at the age of 80. The attending physician was E. B. Baldwin. Her parents' places of birth are not listed, and next to the cause of death is a crossed-out phrase that seems to begin with the word "quick".
U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885. Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Marriage sources include the following:
Caldwell County, Kentucky Marriage Records 1809-1828. Elizabeth Ellsberry. Thomas Jones and Polly Dillingham. Ellsberry, Chillicothe, MO, USA: Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, c1965.
Marriage Records. Kentucky Marriages. Madison County Courthouse, Richmond, Kentucky. Spouse: Thos. Jones, (presumed FHL) Film Number: 000851644
Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965. Ancestry.com.
1840 United States Federal Census. Ancestry.com. Year: 1840; Census Place: Caldwell, Kentucky; Roll: 106; Page: 40; Family History Library Film: 0007824.
1850 United States Federal Census. Ancestry.com. Year: 1850; Census Place: Polk, Greene, Missouri; Roll: 400; Page: 293b.
1860 United States Federal Census. Ancestry.com. Year: 1860; Census Place: Turnback, Lawrence, Missouri; Page: 750; Family History Library Film: 803628.
1870 United States Federal Census. Ancestry.com. Year: 1870; Census Place: Turnback, Lawrence, Missouri; Roll: M593_787; Page: 562B; Family History Library Film: 552286. In household of son Andrew Jones.
The research of Larry Lieneke amongst others connects Polly to theorised parents James Dillingham and Hannah Young. Further information on Lieneke's Dillingham and related research can be found in his archived GenForum posts: https://www.genealogy.com/forum/users/9192909/.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mary by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Mary: