Mary Elizabeth Ingram

11 June 1860–6 August 1928 (Age 68)
Cleburne, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Ingram was born on 11 June 1860, in Cleburne, Alabama, United States, her father, Martin Little Ingram, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Shields, was 20. She married James Herman Simmons on 28 August 1881, in Muscadine, Cleburne, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 5 Barnard, Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Forney, Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1920. She died on 6 August 1928, at the age of 68, and was buried in Forney, Cherokee, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Herman Simmons
Mary Elizabeth Ingram
Marriage: 28 August 1881
Lula Jane Simmons
Julia Elizabeth Lizzie Simmons
Willie Mae Simmons
Martin Little Simmons
Benjamin James ( Ben) Simmons
John Henry Simmons
Nobie Simmons

Spouse and Children

28 August 1881
Muscadine, Cleburne, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 1

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 18

Historical Boundaries - 1878: Cherokee, Alabama, United States

Name Meaning

Ing, Ing, and remn, or hrem, a raven, meaning Ing's raven

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Simmons in household of James H Simmons, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Simmons in household of James H. Simmons, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E. Simmons, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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