Mary Leach

1830–
Grainger, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Leach was born in 1830, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. She married Sampson P Lay on 22 March 1851, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States.

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Sampson P Lay
1826–1889
Mary Leach
1830–
Marriage: 22 March 1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 March 1851
Grainger, Tennessee, United States

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 5

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 32

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a physician, Old English lǣce, from the medieval medical practice of ‘bleeding’, often by applying leeches to the sick person. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a boggy stream, from an Old English læcc, or a habitational name from Eastleach or Northleach in Gloucestershire, named with the same Old English element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Leash, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Mary Leach, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Mary Leach, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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