Mary Elmira Fisk

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

The Life Summary 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
1846–1919
Mary Elmira Fisk
1851–before 1879
Marriage: 20 January 1870
Wilbur Harley Wood
1870–1944
Mary B Martin
1871–
Anna Lula Wood
1874–1966
Rosa D Martin
1875–
Theodocia Wood
1876–1939
Greenleaf " Leafy" Wood
1878–1878
Hattie Wood
before 1879–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1870Texas, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +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.
    1863
    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). See Fish 1.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Fiske
    Fish

    Sources (7)

    • Mary Fisk, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Mary Ann Fisk in entry for Theodocia Wood Bean, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Mary Elmira Fisk Wood, "Find A Grave Index"

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