Mary Jane Stow was born in 1833 in Birmingham, Warwickshire to John and Mary Stow. She was baptised on the 2nd of October 1833. She married John Benjamin Tolkien in 1856. She passed away in 1915.
LDS baptism record for Mary Jane Stow
Mary Jane Stow (1833 - 13 February 1915) was the wife of John Benjamin Tolkien - marrying on 16 February, 1856 - and thus J.R.R. Tolkien's paternal grandmother.
Wikipedia Tolkien Family
freeBMD Marriages Mar Q 1856 Birmingham 6d 7 TOILKEN John Benjamin + STOWE [sic] Mary Jane
freeBMD Deaths MarQ 1915 Newcastle upon Tyne TOILKEN Mary J Age 81
Warwickshire Burials Transcription
First name(s) Mary Jane
Last name Tolkien
Birth year 1833
Burial year 1915
Cemetery Birmingham, Key Hill Cemetery
Number in grave 7
Transcriptions © Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
"England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQBK-3XT : 30 October 2015), Mary Stow in household of John Stow, Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
"England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGC6-RQZ : 7 July 2017), Mary Jane Stow, ; citing , p. , from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1851%2f0011747989); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
1881 Census of England & Wales (RG11/2946 f6 p5)
Alcester Road, Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England
|First Name||Last Name||Relationship||Marital Status||Gender||Age||Occupation||Birth Place|
|John B||Tolkin||Head||Married||Male||74||Pianofort Dealer & Tuner||Middlesex, City|
|Arther Re||Tolkin||Son||Unmarried||Male||25||Clerk in Bank||Staffordshire, Handsworth|
|Florence M||Tolkin||Daughter||Unmarried||Female||18||Private Teacher||Staffordshire, Handsworth|
|Sarah||Daniels||Servant||Unmarried||Female||29||Domestic Servant||Worcestershire, Halesowen|
|Grace||Tolkin||Daughter||Unmarried||Female||19||Private Teacher||Hansworth, Staffordshire|
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