Talk:Mary Ellis

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The local legend was that she was seduced by a sea captain who vowed to return to marry her. He never returned and she would come to the spot where her grave now stands, each day, to look for his ship in the Raritan River in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The song "Brandy" by the New Jersey band Looking Glass may have been inspired by the Mary Ellis story. The lyrics include the lines: "Brandy, you're a fine girl. What a good wife you would be. But my life, my lover, my lady is the sea." Her family home eventually became the site for the Route 1 Flea Market, and later the Loews Theatre. Her grave now sits in what became the parking lot, and now rests about seven feet above the level of the parking lot.

People Buried in Loews' Parking Lot in New Brunswick in Death Order[edit]

  • Mildred Moody (1746-1816) who married Thomas M. Evans
  • Thomas M. Evans (1790-1820)
  • Mary Ellis (1750-1827)
  • Margaret Ellis (1767-1850) who married Anthony Walton White (1750-1803) General of the United States Army
  • Eliza Mary White (1792-1861) who married Thomas M. Evans
  • Elizabeth Margaret Evans (1813-1898)
  • Isabelle Johanna Evans (1815-1901)

People Buried in Loews' Parking Lot in New Brunswick in Birth Order[edit]

  • Mildred Moody (1746-1816) who married Thomas M. Evans
  • Mary Ellis (1750-1827)
  • Margaret Ellis (1767-1850) who married Anthony Walton White (1750-1803) General of the United States Army
  • Thomas M. Evans (1790-1820)
  • Eliza Mary White (1792-1861) who married Thomas M. Evans
  • Elizabeth Margaret Evans (1813-1898)
  • Isabelle Johanna Evans (1815-1901)

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