Mary Lynn

1809–1854 (Age 45)
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Lynn was born in 1809, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Asa Lynn Sr., was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Hawkins, was 19. She married William James Anderson about 1824, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1854, in Flynns Lick, Jackson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Anderson Cemetery, Hytop, Jackson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William James Anderson
1808–1890
Mary Lynn
1809–1854
Marriage: about 1824
William Anderson
1825–
Mary Anderson
1831–
Garland Anderson
1832–1886
Andrew L Thomas Anderson
1835–
Bailey Peyton Anderson
1837–1919
Asa Lynn Anderson
1838–1903
Sara A. Anderson
1840–
Miles Wesley Anderson Sr
1840–1892
James William Anderson
1844–1910
Edward A. Anderson
1847–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1824
Jackson, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 16

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).2 Scottish: variant of Lyne 3.3 English: habitational name from any of several places so called in Norfolk, in particular King's Lynn, an important center of the medieval wool trade. The place name is probably from an Old Welsh word cognate with Gaelic linn ‘pool’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Polly Anderson in household of William I Anderson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Mary Lynn Anderson, "Find A Grave Index"

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