Mary Lizzie Fountain

15 October 1879–28 May 1971 (Age 91)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary Lizzie

When Mary Lizzie Fountain was born on 15 October 1879, in Georgia, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Fountain Jr., was 39 and her mother, Mary Ann Jackson Whatley, was 35. She had at least 7 sons and 2 daughters with Edward A. Hollis. She lived in Butler, Taylor, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 28 May 1971, in Reynolds, Taylor, Georgia, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Edward A. Hollis
Mary Lizzie Fountain
Sarah Mae Hollis
William M. Hollis
Fountain W. Hollis
Edward Hollis Jr.
James A. Hollis
Joel S. Hollis
Paul E. Hollis
Mary E. Hollis
Jack F. Hollis

Spouse and Children



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Jackson Fountain Jr.


    Mary Ann Jackson Whatley




    Susan Rebecca Fountain


    John Fountain



    Fannie Fountain


    William J Fountain


+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 14

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 24

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, from Old French fontane, Middle English fontayne ‘fountain’; in some cases the name may have arisen from French habitational names ( Fontaine , Fonteyne, Lafontaine) of the same derivation.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Trentman in household of J Trentman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E Hollis in household of Edward A Hollis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary L Hallis in household of E A Hallis, "United States Census, 1940"

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