Mary Davis Guerrant

Brief Life History of Mary Davis

When Mary Davis Guerrant was born on 6 March 1906, in McIntosh, Marion, Florida, United States, her father, Dr. Edward Putney Guerrant, was 24 and her mother, Hattie Lee Davis, was 23. She married Roby Calvin Thompson on 22 November 1930, in Winchester, Clark, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Abingdon District, Washington, Virginia, United States in 1940 and United States in 2000. She died on 25 December 2000, at the age of 94, and was buried in Knollkreg Cemetery, Washington, Virginia, United States.

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Roby Calvin Thompson
Mary Davis Guerrant
Marriage: 22 November 1930
Infant Son Thompson
Edward Guerrant Thompson

Sources (13)

  • Mary Guerrant in household of E P Guerrant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Dairs Guerrant, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Mary Davis Guerrant Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1912 · McCreary County Created

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Altered form of French Guérin (see Guerin ).

In some cases possibly also French (Seine-Maritime): variant of Guerrand, a nickname for a belligerent person or alternatively for a valiant soldier, derived from guerrer ‘to fight’. The surname Guerrant is very rare in France.

History: Daniel Guérin/Guerrant from Saint-Nazaire-sur-Charente in Charente-Maritime, France, married Marie L'Orange in Saint-Nazaire in 1697, died in Goochland, VA, in 1721. His name is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina.

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

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