Mary Keziah ( Kizzie) Dilley

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

The Life 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 City, 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 1873
Yazoo City, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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

1 English: possibly a pet form of an unrecorded Old English personal name Dylla, found as the first element in the place names Dillington (in the former Huntingdonshire) and Dilton (in Wiltshire).2 In some cases, possibly an altered spelling of French Dilly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • M K Smith in household of John H Smith, "United States Census, 1900"
  • M K Smith in household of E H Smith, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Dilly in household of Saml Dilly, "United States Census, 1860"

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