Mary Alice Golden

Brief Life History of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Golden was born on 4 July 1859, in Leake, Mississippi, United States, her father, Alexander Golden, was 34 and her mother, Susan Spivey, was 28. She married Henry Sylvester Liles on 24 October 1876, in Leake, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 15 January 1947, in Walnut Grove, Leake, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Leake, Mississippi, United States.

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Henry Sylvester Liles
Mary Alice Golden
Marriage: 24 October 1876
Ada Liles
Mary Alice Liles
Henry Leonard Liles
Sarah Ann Liles or Lyles
Ruby Sella Lyles
Jessie Vernon Liles

Sources (8)

  • Mary Lyles in household of William Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Alice Golden - Government record: birth-name: Mary Alice Golden
  • Alice Liles, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

World Events (8)


Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English golden ‘made of gold; golden in color’ (from Old English gylden), generally a nickname for someone with golden-blond hair.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Ualghairg (see McGoldrick ).

Irish: adopted for Ó Gabhláin, ‘descendant of Gabhlán’, a personal name based on a diminutive of gabhal ‘fork’.

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

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