Mary Elmira Fisk

11 April 1851–before 1879 (Age 27)
Williamson, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Elmira

When Mary Elmira Fisk was born on 11 April 1851, in Williamson, Texas, United States, her father, Judge Greenleaf Fisk, was 43 and her mother, Mary Ann Manlove Fisk, was 40. She married William Dallas Wood on 20 January 1870, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died before 1879, in Texas, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Star, Mills, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Dallas Wood
Mary Elmira Fisk
Marriage: 20 January 1870
Wilbur Harley Wood
Mary B Martin
Anna Lula Wood
Rosa D Martin
Theodocia Wood
Greenleaf " Leafy" Wood
Hattie Wood

Spouse and Children

    William Dallas Wood



20 January 1870
Texas, United States



    Mary B Martin



    Rosa D Martin


    Theodocia Wood


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 10

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 15

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a fish in some way, from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ (cognate with Old English fisc).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Fisk in entry for Theodocia Wood Bean, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Mary Fisk in entry for Anna Wood Mckinley, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Mary Ann Fisk in entry for Theodocia Wood Bean, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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