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Mary Irene (Seymour) Hendley (1882 - 1968)

Mary Irene (Irene) Hendley formerly Seymour aka Williams
Born in Easton, Talbot County, Maryland, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at age 85 in Alexandria, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Mary Irene was born September 7, 1881 in Maryland, to Samuel Seymour and Mary Twilly. She married Henry W Hendley and worked as a buyer for a department store until her retirement. At the time of her death at age 86, Mary Irene was a resident of Methodist Hermitage Nursing Home in Alexandria, Virginia. She died there on March 3, 1968. Informant was 'daughter' Mrs Bernice Hendley. She was buried at Loudon Park Cemetery in Baltimore.[1]

In 1920, Henry T and Irene Williams were living on West Lexington St in Baltimore. Henry was working as a clerk at a railroad office. The couple rented their home. In residence with the couple were son, Harvey (8) and daughter, Bernice (5) as well as Irene's mother Mary Seymour (58), a clerk with a drug company, and her brother Tillman (24) who was employed as a clerk at a railroad office.[2] In 1930, Henry remained employed as a clerk with the railroad. The couple and their two children, Harvey and Bernice, had moved to a rented home on Augusta Avenue in Baltimore. Harvey, now 19, was employed as a draftsman at a nursery. Also in residence was Walter Fox, 52, a boarder.[3]

In 1940, Irene, now widowed, was living with her son Harry A Williams on Edgewood Street in Arlington. Harry was single and working as an elec manager. Irene was employed as a saleslady.[4]

On March 10, 1947 at Arlington, Virginia, Mary Irene (Seymour) Williams, a widow, married Henry Winter Hendley, also a widow. Mary was 64 years old and employed as a saleslady in Arlington. She was born in Easton, Maryland to Samuel J Seymour and Mary R Twilley. Henry, 68, was an illustrator living in Arlington. He was born at Washington, DC to John W Hendley and Ida E Sauer.[5]

Helped look after her father in Virginia at her home in the mid-1950s.


  1. Virginia Department of Health; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Deaths, 1912-2014. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 9278 #2228234
  2. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Year: 1920; Census Place: Baltimore Ward 19, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; Roll: T625_666; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 329. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 1920usfedcen #67997401
  3. United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Year: 1930; Census Place: Baltimore, Maryland; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0342; FHL microfilm: 2340599. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 1930usfedcen #104445772
  4. United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Year: 1940; Census Place: Arlington, Virginia; Roll: m-t0627-04246; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 7-24. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 1940usfedcen #16892616
  5. Virginia Department of Health; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Marriages, 1936-2014; Roll: 101168193. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 9279 #27801817

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