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.
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 .