Hester Ann Glisson

Female13 March 1816–12 October 1890

Brief Life History of Hester Ann

Hester Ann Glisson was born on 13 March 1816, in Effingham, Georgia, United States as the daughter of Joseph Glisson Sr and Martha Bowen. She married James D. Surrency on 22 September 1847, in Tattnall, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Tattnall, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and Wayne, Georgia, United States in 1870. She died on 12 October 1890, in Florida, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Verdie, Nassau, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

James D. Surrency
Hester Ann Glisson
Marriage: 22 September 1847
John Milton Surrency
Henry Hampton Surrency
Samuel Surrency
Nancy Ann Surrency
James Allen Surrency
Jacob Riley Surrency
Robert Wiley Surrency
Wealthie Ann Surrency

Sources (12)

  • Hester Surrency, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hester Sasser, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Hester Ann Glisson Sasser Surrency, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1847Tattnall, Georgia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 8

    Tallahassee was named the state capital in 1824 by Floridas first territorial governor, William P. DuVal.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 20

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset): unexplained.

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

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