Lucy Fraser was born sometime during 1785 to John Fraser and Lucy Adams Fraser. Lucy is believed to have been born in Montgomery County, North Carolina when her father John was 48 years old and her mother, Lucy was 35 years old.
Lucy had two brothers; older brother, William Doss Fraser and younger brother, Thomas Fraser.
In 1789, 4 year old Lucy was living in North Carolina, around the time the citizens voted to adopt the U.S. Constitution.
Lucy Fraser married William R. Sedberry in North Carolina before 1810.
Lucy and William moved to Maury County, Tenneessee before 1841. They had had five sons and four daughters. Her daughters include Marthenia, Lucy, Maria and Nancy. Her sons include William Gates (Gaston), John Lawrence, George Franklin, Benjamin, and James Ruffin.
Lucy's husband, William is the brother of Elizabeth Betsy Sedberry who married Lucy's brother Thomas Fraser.
Lucy Fraser Sedberry died on June 5, 1873 in District 20 of Maury County, Tennessee. She was 80 years old.
Lucy is believed to be buried in the Hill-Haywood Cemetery, located in Carters Creek, Maury County, Tenneessee along side of her husband, William R. Sedberry.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (Index Link: 9 November 2014), Lucy Sadberry in household of William Sadberry, Maury county, part of, Maury, Tennessee, United States; citing family 645, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Year: 1870; Census Place: District 20, Maury, Tennessee; Roll: M593_1548; Page: 594B; Family History Library Film: 553047 1870 United States Federal Census Name: L Sudberry; Age in 1870: 81; Birth Year: abt 1789; Dwelling Number: 244; Home in 1870: District 20, Maury, Tennessee; Race: White; Gender: Female; Occupation: No Occupation; Household Members: L Sudberry 81; L Sudberry 40; L Sudberry 35
Probate Records' (Maury County, Tennessee); Author: Tennessee County Court (Maury County); Probate Place: Maury, Tennessee. Name: Lucy Sedberry; Probate Date: 4 Aug 1873; Probate Place: Maury, Tennessee, USA; Inferred Death Year: Abt 1873; Inferred Death Place: Tennessee, USA; Item Description: Administrators Bonds and Letters, 1856-1877
Sedberry, Mrs. Lucy, 80, died June 5 in District 20 of Maury County, Baptist" - Columbia Herald, July 11, 1873.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Lucy by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Lucy: