Mary Terrell Wood

13 November 1832–15 October 1900 (Age 67)
Albemarle, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Terrell

When Mary Terrell Wood was born on 13 November 1832, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States, her father, Reuben Wood, was 41 and her mother, Martha M Kinsolving, was 36. She married William Daniel Grayson on 25 March 1853, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Samuel Miller District, Albemarle, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 15 October 1900, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Batesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Daniel Grayson
1820–1902
Mary Terrell Wood
1832–1900
Marriage: 25 March 1853
George Grayson
1856–1862

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 March 1853
Albemarle, Virginia, United States
children

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    George Grayson

    Male1856–1862Male

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 12

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 29

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

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary T Grayson in household of Wm D Grayson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • M T Grayson in household of W D Grayson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary T. Grayson, "Find A Grave Index"

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