Mary Lynn

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

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Lynn was born in 1809, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Asa Lynn Sr., was 33 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
Mary Lynn
Marriage: about 1824
William Anderson
Mary Anderson
Garland Anderson
Andrew L Thomas Anderson
Bailey Peyton Anderson
Asa Lynn Anderson
Sara A. Anderson
Miles Wesley Anderson Sr
James William Anderson
Edward A. Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1824Jackson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


    +5 More Children

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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1819: Jackson, Alabama, United States
    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

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn (see Flynn ).Scottish: variant of Lyne 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 placename 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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