Mary Elizabeth Dryden

18 February 1847–9 April 1926 (Age 79)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Dryden was born on 18 February 1847, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Robert McClure Dryden, was 44 and her mother, Rebecca Emmaline Hunter, was 24. She married James Wesley Fisher on 31 December 1867, in Marshall, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 2, Marshall, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died on 9 April 1926, in Marshall, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fisher Cemetery, Marshall, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wesley Fisher
1838–1878
Mary Elizabeth Dryden
1847–1926
Marriage: 31 December 1867
Robert Lee Fisher
1869–1959
Ella Lou Fisher
1871–1892
John Franklin Fisher
1873–
Golie May Fisher
1876–1959
Jesse G Fisher
1877–
Sally Jane Fisher
1878–1879

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 December 1867
Marshall, Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

    Male1869–1959Male

    Ella Lou Fisher

    Female1871–1892Female

    John Franklin Fisher

    Male1873–Male

    Female1876–1959Female

    Jesse G Fisher

    Male1877–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 15

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in Cumbria or Northumberland, where the name is still common, and perhaps named from Old English drȳge ‘dry’ + denu ‘valley’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Dryden in household of Robert Dryden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Fisher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E. Fisher, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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