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Mary Nations Massey
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Birth: May 1, 1794
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1875
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA

Married James Maynard Massey in 1811 Pendleton, Anderson Co., S.C.

Daughter of Abraham and Rebecca Nations.

Jefferson County, Alabama Will Book "A", Page 9
Written 31 July 1857, Probated 24 October 1857
Mentions wife Mary
Daughters Melinda Rutherford, Rebecca Sanders - deceased, Mary Smithson, Harriet Shackelford, Laura Byars
Sons David Massey, John T. Massey, James P. Massey, Joshua Massey, Allen Massey - deceased
Grandson Robert Massey, son of Allen Massey (deceased)
Executor: David Massey (son)
Witnesses: James Wilson, Benjamin P. Worthington, Elijah Brown

On 7 October 1857 executor David Massey brought before the Court a Petition to Probate. This document mentions the following:
Widow Mary Massey
Children: Malinda Rutherford, David Massey (petitioner), John T. Massey, James P. Massey, Mary Smithson wife of Benjamin Smithson, Harriet Shackelford wife of Joseph H. Shackelford, Joshua Massey, Laura Byars wife of Henry K. Byars, Allen Massey deceased, Rebecca Saunders deceased.
Grandchildren Robert Massey, infant son of Allen Massey (Robert residing with Paschael Shackelford), Rebecca Saunders' unknown minor children residing in Texas with their father Lemuel D. Saunders.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Nations (____ - 1825)
  Rebecca Nations (1750 - 1845)
 
 Spouse:
  James Maynard Massey (1780 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  David Maynard Massey (1815 - 1868)*
  John Taylor Massey (1817 - 1883)*
  James Pinckney 'JP' Massey (1820 - 1892)*
  Thomas Allen Massey (1822 - 1857)*
  Harriet Elizabeth Massey Shackelford (1828 - 1888)*
  Joshua Josiah Massey (1829 - 1906)*
  Laura E Massey Byars (1833 - 1904)*
 
 Sibling:
  Nathaniel Nations (1788 - 1859)**
  Mary Nations Massey (1794 - 1875)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Smithson Cemetery
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Scott A. Martin
Originally Created by: Dennis Ison
Record added: Feb 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17966739
Mary <i>Nations</i> Massey
Added by: Scott A. Martin
 
Mary <i>Nations</i> Massey
Added by: Dennis Ison
 
Mary <i>Nations</i> Massey
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- Kenny Brown
 Added: Nov. 14, 2013
In Rememberance.
- Glenn Massey
 Added: Aug. 23, 2011
Mary was my gggg grandmother.
- Julie Boatner
 Added: Jun. 23, 2009
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