Mary Polly Altizer

1842–4 February 1908 (Age 66)
Montgomery, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Altizer was born in 1842, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, her father, Elias Reed Altizer, was 30 and her mother, Rachel Rebecca Dulaney, was 24. She married Jesse R. Altizer on 5 November 1863, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Auburn Magisterial District, Montgomery, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 4 February 1908, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Jesse R. Altizer
1835–1917
Mary Polly Altizer
1842–1908
Marriage: 5 November 1863
George Washington Altizer
1864–1944
Barney Altizer
1880–1968
John E. Altizer
1880–
Emily Altizer
1882–
Ardelia "Delia" Altizer
1868–
David P. Altizer
1869–1948
William Leb Altizer
1871–1937
Dora Agnes Altizer
1875–1936
Elias Wesley Altizer
1876–1958
Jesse Alfred Captain Altizer
1878–1944
Mintie Altizer
1882–1939

Spouse and Children

    Jesse R. Altizer

    Male1835–1917Male

    Female1842–1908Female

MARRIAGE
5 November 1863
Montgomery, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    Male1864–1944Male

    Ardelia "Delia" Altizer

    Female1868–Female

    Male1869–1948Male

    William Leb Altizer

    Male1871–1937Male

    Dora Agnes Altizer

    Female1875–1936Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 19

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Althuyzer or German Althäuser, topographic name for someone who lived in ‘the old house’ or a habitational name from Althausen in Germany, named as ‘the old houses’. Compare German Althaus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Polly Altizer in household of Elias R Altizer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Altizer in household of Elias R Altizer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Altizer in household of Jessee R Altizer, "United States Census, 1880"

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