Mary Lecy "Mollie" Richburg

2 July 1862–2 February 1944 (Age 81)
Crenshaw, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary Lecy "Mollie"

When Mary Lecy "Mollie" Richburg was born on 2 July 1862, in Crenshaw, Alabama, United States, her father, James Monroe Richburg, was 31 and her mother, Edith Ella Helms, was 34. She married John Lawrence Martin on 2 December 1885, in Bullock, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 2 February 1944, in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in McCullough Cemetery, Hytop, Jackson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lawrence Martin
1862–1909
Mary Lecy "Mollie" Richburg
1862–1944
Marriage: 2 December 1885
James Eddie Martin
1886–1977
Emma Gertrude Martin
1888–1971
Riley Florice Martin
1891–1986
Henry Frank Martin
1894–1959
Sherman Drucilla Martin
1896–1973
Laura L. Martin
1899–
John Oscar Martin
1904–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 December 1885
Bullock, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 16

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Reichenberg .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • M L in household of J M, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mollie Martin in household of Issah D Mccukley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mollie May Martin, "United States Census, 1930"

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