Mary Wilson Fitzgerald

16 August 1825–7 May 1916 (Age 90)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Wilson

Mary Wilson Fitzgerald was born on 16 August 1825, in Virginia, United States. She married Elias Pinkney Lazenby on 14 November 1845, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Cool Spring Township, Iredell, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 7 May 1916, at the age of 90, and was buried in Providence Methodist Church Cemetery, Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States.

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Elias Pinkney Lazenby
Mary Wilson Fitzgerald
Marriage: 14 November 1845
Shadrack Fitzgerald Lazanby
Lamira Reid Lazenby
John Thomas Lazenby
Cleopatra Lazenby
Florence Lazenby
Sarah Jane Lazenby
William Lazenby

Spouse and Children

14 November 1845
Iredell, North Carolina, United States


    Shadrack Fitzgerald Lazanby



    John Thomas Lazenby


    Cleopatra Lazenby



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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 19

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 36

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglo-Norman French patronymic from the personal name Gerald ( see Garrett ). The name was formed by the addition of the Anglo-Norman French prefix fi(t)z ‘son of’ (Latin filius) to the personal name. The Gaelicized form Mac Gearailt is common in the Gaelic-speaking areas of West Kerry.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary W Lazenby in household of Elias P Lazenby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary W Lazenby in household of E J A Lazenby, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary W Lazenby in household of E P Lazenby, "United States Census, 1860"

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