Mary (Hicks) Stovall

Mary Polly (Hicks) Stovall (1751 - 1845)

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Mary Polly Stovall formerly Hicks
Born in Hanover County, Virginiamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1768 in Granville, NCmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hinds County, Mississippimap
Profile last modified 24 Nov 2018 | Created 5 May 2011
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Contents

Biography

Mary "Polly" HICKS [1]Stovall[2]

Birth: 20 November 1751 in Hanover County, Virginia.
Death: 12 December 1845 in Sp Ridge Community, Hinds County, Mississippi.

Wife of Josiah Stovall, married around 1768.[3]

MARY "POLLY" HICKS STOVALL CAME TO Marion County, Mississippi AS A WIDOW. BETWEEN 1812 AND 1815. AS SEVERAL OF HER CHILDREN DIED IN Mississippi., SHE PROBABLY MOVED WITH ONE OR MORE OF THEM. SALLY STOVALL HOLMES AND HER HUSBAND, EKISHA HOLMES, WENT TO Mississippi. FROM Georgia IN 1817. DAUGHTERS POLLY AND ANNE, AND SON, GILBERT, ALL DIED IN Hinds County, Mississippi. SHE LIVED TO BE 94 YEARS OLD.Mary Hicks came as a widow to Wilkes County, Mississippi in abt 1812. After Josiah Stovall's death, she gathered her personal belongings, her younger children and the orphaned children of here daughter Luch and the slaves and moved to Marion County, Mississippi (the region known as the "Lower Pearl". The removal of the slaves from Georgia to Mississippi Territory was the cause of litigation between some of her older children, who had remained in Georgia, and her for many years.

About 1815 Mary Polly Stovall once more moved her family, this time to Hinds County, Mississippi, whe she build a 19 room house near present Terry, Mississippi. The size of the house was such that it was nicknamed "The Hotel".[4][5]

Burial

  • Old Friendship Cemetery (Smylie Cemetery); Raymond, Hinds County, Mississippi
  • 1845 Stovall Cemetery, Gyram, Hinds County, Mississippi

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Sources

  1. https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16268115
  2. http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/stovall/320/
  3. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed 24 Nov 2018), "Record of Josiah Stovall", Ancestor # A110795.
  4. See S-1 - Scarborough, Misr. Jewel Davis. "Southern Kith and Kin", 4 Vols., Vol. 4 and "Family Potpourri", privately printed, Abilene, Texas 1958 Pg 286-327, 343, 254, 258-282.
  5. World Family Tree Vol. 5, Ed. 1, Tree #0473Date of Import: 22 Jul, 1998 Copyright © 2010 John David Anderson, Jr.
  6. Stovall3.FTW Broderbund WFT Vol. 5, Ed. 1, Tree #0473, Date of Import: 22 Jul, 1998
  • Family Website with decent sources
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Acknowledgments

Thank you to William Graham for creating WikiTree profile Hicks-3258 through the import of WLGraham.ged on May 24, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by William and others.



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On 17 May 2017 at 20:24 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

I am still trying to find sources for her parents. There is still several sites out there that have her born in Virginia to John and Obedience Hicks. I would love to be able to find something definitive.

Mary is 15 degrees from T S Eliot, 16 degrees from Walter Howe and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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