Mary Eldie Mullis

10 March 1884–22 January 1953 (Age 68)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary Eldie

Mary Eldie Mullis was born on 10 March 1884, in Georgia, United States. She married Matthew Spencer Strickland on 10 August 1902, in Colquitt, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Thomas, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 1230, Brooks, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 22 January 1953, in Colquitt, Georgia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Moultrie, Colquitt, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Spencer Strickland
Mary Eldie Mullis
Marriage: 10 August 1902
Beeroth Strickland
Rosey Lee Strickland
Alfred Lamar Strickland

Spouse and Children

10 August 1902
Colquitt, Georgia, United States


    Beeroth Strickland


    Rosey Lee Strickland



World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 9

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived at a millhouse (from Middle English mulle + hus; compare Millhouse ), or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Strickland in household of Matt Strickland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eldy Strickland in household of M S Strickland, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Strickland in household of Mathew S Strickland, "United States Census, 1930"

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