Drury Ezell

Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Drury

Drury Ezell was born in 1826, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. He married Mary Adeline Jackson on 21 June 1851, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in St. Francois, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Scott, Missouri, United States in 1880. In 1870, at the age of 44, his occupation is listed as railroad laborer.

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Drury Ezell
Mary Adeline Jackson
Marriage: 21 June 1851
Milton Elihia Ezell
Robert Houston Ezell
James M Ezell
Mary E Ezell
Laura P Ezell

Spouse and Children

21 June 1851
Knox, Tennessee, United States


    Milton Elihia Ezell


    Robert Houston Ezell



    Mary E Ezell


    Laura P Ezell


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 9

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 36

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 English: of unknown origin. The name was well established in the Carolinas by the mid 18th century. In one branch of the family the name was changed to Israel ; this is a derivative, not the origin.2 Americanized form (under French influence) of German Esel, a nickname from Middle High German esel ‘donkey’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Drury Ezell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Drury Ezell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Druey Ezell, "United States Census, 1880"

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