Mary Keziah "Kizzie" Dilley

24 September 1855–29 May 1933 (Age 77)
Phoenix, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Keziah "Kizzie"

When Mary Keziah "Kizzie" Dilley was born on 24 September 1855, in Phoenix, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States, her father, Samuel M. Dilley, was 53 and her mother, Charlotte Lemenda Hinds Usher, was 38. She married Edwin Hickman Smith on 8 December 1873, in Yazoo, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Yazoo, Mississippi, United States in 1860 and Beat 3, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States in 1900. She died on 29 May 1933, in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Hickman Smith
1840–1924
Mary Keziah "Kizzie" Dilley
1855–1933
Marriage: 8 December 1873
Saint Elmo Smith
1875–1934
Pearl Smith
1876–1960
John Dilley Smith
1878–1973
Larkin B. Smith
1880–1947
Lewis Hickman Smith
1884–1959
Juanita Hinds Smith
1888–1972
Minta Hope Smith
1894–1976

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 December 1873Yazoo, Mississippi, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861
    Age 6
    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
    1863
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 21
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English: possibly a pet form of an unrecorded Old English personal name Dylla, found as the first element in the placenames Dillington (in the former Huntingdonshire) and Dilton (in Wiltshire). The name may sometimes have been confused with Doyley and Dolley (see Olley ).German: variant of Dilly or a surname of French origin, an altered form of Delay .In some cases also an altered form of French Dilly .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dillie
    Deeley
    Dilly
    Doyley

    Sources (8)

    • M K Smith in household of John H Smith, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Dilley in entry for Jack Smith and Anna Berger, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Kizzie Dilley Smith in entry for Elmo Smith, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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