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Mary M Harwood Fly
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1806
Death: Nov. 28, 1844

Consort of E Fly; daughter of Wm. M. & S Harwood; age, 37 years, 11 months, 6 days

This information is from Tennessee Records: Tombstone Inscriptions and Manuscripts (1933) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Enoch Fly (1799 - 1866)
 
 Children:
  Mary Louisa Fly Beaty (1836 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Front inscription: SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ MRS. M. M. FLY/ CONSORT OF E. FLY, AND DAUGHTER/ OF WM. M. & S. HARWOOD/ DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ NOVEMBER 28TH , 1844/ AGED 37 YEARS, 11 MONTHS, & 6 DAYS./ ALAS! HOW CHANGED THE LOVELY FLOWER/ THAT BLOOM'D AND CHEER'S MY HEART,/ FRAIL SMILING SOLACE OF AN HOUR/ HOW SOON WE'RE CALLED TO PART/ YET SHIN'D WITH MANY A SWEET SAD THOUGHT/ THAT LOV'D ONE'S MEMORY LINGERS STILL/ FOR OH! SHE LEFT A VOID THAT NAUGHT/ BUT MOURNFUL THOUGHTS COULD FALL./ SHE DIED YET DEATH COULD SCARCELY CHILL/ HER SMILING BEAUTY THOUGH SHE LAY/ WITH COLD EXTENDED LIMBS FOR STILL/ HER FACE LOOK'D FAIRER THAN THE DAY./ AND WHEN THE FUNERAL RITES WAS SAID/ THEY BORE HER FROM OUR HAPPY HOME/ AND LEFT HER WITH THE SILENT DEAD/ A PALE FAC'D TENANT OF THE TOMB./ SUCH WAS HER END A CALM RELEASE/ NO CLINGING TO THIS MORTAL CLOD/ SHE CLOS'D EYES AND STOOD IN PEACE/ BEFORE A SMILING GOD./ MY LOVE MY STAY IS CALLED AWAY/ AND I AM LEFT BEHIND/ WHERE SHALL I GO TO VENT MY WOE,/ OR EASE MY TROUBLED MIND.
EPITAPH FROM WHITLEY'S 1929 LIST. EDYTHE RUCKER WHITLEY
 
Burial:
Mill Creek Baptist Church Graveyard
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: N Wickam
Originally Created by: James Hill
Record added: Nov 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31251302
Mary M <i>Harwood</i> Fly
Added by: Harriet W. Berry
 
Mary M <i>Harwood</i> Fly
Added by: Imogean Magnusson McDonald
 
Mary M <i>Harwood</i> Fly
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