Mary Polly Lundy

about 1822–11 September 1917 (Age 95)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Lundy was born about 1822, in Virginia, United States, her father, David Lundy, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Lowe, was 21. She married Gabriel Smith about 1840, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 11 September 1917, in United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Smith, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Smith
Mary Polly Lundy
Marriage: about 1840
Granville Smith
Elizabeth Lundy Smith
Frank Smith
William Herman Smith
Fannie C. Smith

Spouse and Children

about 1840
Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 2

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 13

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.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 25

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places called Lundie, for example one near Doune in Perthshire.2 Irish: according to MacLysaght, from Norman de la Lounde, a name recorded in medieval documents in counties Tipperary and Kilkenny.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Polly Lundy in entry for Granville Smith, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Smith in entry for Fannie A. Keller, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • Mary in entry for William H. Smith and Ella Fields, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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