Mary Alice Golden

Female4 July 1859–16 January 1947

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 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 16 January 1947, in Walnut Grove, Leake, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 87.

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

Sources (4)

  • Alsey Golden in household of Alexr Golden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary A Golden in household of Alexander Golden, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Alice Golden - Government record: birth-name: Mary Alice Golden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1876Leake, Mississippi, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

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


    Age 4

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

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 23

    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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