Mary Elizabeth Upshaw

1803–1865 (Age 62)
Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Upshaw was born in 1803, in Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States, her father, Forrester Upshaw, was 31 and her mother, Ann Faulkner, was 32. She married Edward F Manery on 20 August 1820, in Madison, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in McMinn, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died about 1865, in Agnos, Fulton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Fulton, Arkansas, United States.

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Mary Elizabeth Upshaw
Edward F Manery
Marriage: 20 August 1820
Francis "Frank" E. Manery
Mary Ann Manery
William Foster Manary
Richard Manary
Miranda Jane Manery
John Edward Manry
Rachel Manery
Rhoda A Manery
Martha Adeline Manery
Nancy Adeline Manery
Francis Manary
Louisa Harriet Manery
Sarah Adeline Manery
Elizabeth Manery

Spouse & Children

20 August 1820
Madison, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 0

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 17

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place named with Old English upp ‘up(per)’ + sc(e)aga ‘copse’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Maurey in household of Edward Maurey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Maury in household of Edward Maury, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Elizabeth Upshaw, "Find A Grave Index"

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