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Mary Jane (Richardson) Disney (abt. 1838 - abt. 1909)

Mary Jane Disney formerly Richardson
Born about in Freshford, County Kilkenny, Irelandmap
Wife of — married about 18 Mar 1858 in Huron County, Ontario Province, Canadamap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 70 in Ellis County, Kansas, United Statesmap
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Mary (Richardson) Disney is Notable.

Mary's claim to fame is through her grandson Walt Disney.

1838 Mary was born in Ireland.

Mary Disney listed in 1861 Census of Canada West [1]

1880 US Census Mary and husband Kepple were living in Ellis, Kansas with Kepple's mother Maria and their children all of whom according to this census had been born in Canada.

  • Elias, age 21 (destined to father Walt Disney)
  • Robert, age 18
  • Annie, age 16
  • Edward, age 13
  • Bertha, age 11
  • Kepple, age 8
  • Lizzie, age 6
  • Addie, age 4
  • William, age 2[2]

1909 Mary died in Ellis County, Kansas on 10 Mar. [3]


  2. United States Census, 1880, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 July 2016), Mary Disney in household of Kepple Disney, Ellis, Ellis, Kansas, United States; citing enumeration district ED 85, sheet 398A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0381; FHL microfilm 1,254,381.
  3. Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 12 February 2020), memorial page for Mary Jane Richardson Disney (20 Mar 1838–10 Mar 1909), Find A Grave: Memorial #189857396, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis, Ellis County, Kansas, USA; Maintained by Charles Elias Disney (contributor 48074688).
  • Richardson-8878 was created by Katy Klug through the import of Kathryn Workman family tree.ged on Dec 30, 2014.

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Richardson-8878 and Richardson-2 are look ready to be merged because: These two IDs seem to be the same person.
posted by Donald Ford
edited by Donald Ford
Richardson-8878 and Richardson-2 appear to represent the same person because: Same husband and daughter Albertha /Bertha. Similar birth details. Thanks!
posted by Gillian Thomas
Richardson-35408 and Richardson-2 appear to represent the same person because: clear duplicate
posted by Per Starbäck

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