|Birth: ||May 1, 1832|
|Death: ||May 12, 1915|
Mary Elizabeth Parry was the eldest daughter of Matthew Hanna Parry and Jane Telford McKee and born near Kerrs Creek, Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Officiated by William F. Junkin, Mary married James Garland Laird 06 November 1861 in Rockbridge County and became stepmother to baby James Edwin Laird. The family would make their home in Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia and three more boys would be born to this union, David Arthur, John Parry and Charles McCluer.
Following the deaths of her husband and two of her sons, Mary would return to Lexington and share the home of her sister, Nancy McKee Parry Laird (married to James' brother, John) until her death.
Matthew Hanna Parry (1806 - 1873)
Jane Telford Parry (1807 - 1845)
James Garland Laird (1830 - 1878)
David Arthur Laird (1863 - 1889)*
John Parry Laird (1866 - 1928)*
Charles McCluer Laird (1867 - 1886)*
Mary E. Laird
1832 - 1915
Martha L. Hawes
1834 - 1913
Matthew Hanna and
Jane McKee Parry
Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery
Lexington (Lexington City County)
Created by: Susan Laird North
Record added: Feb 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65712037
Added: Aug. 7, 2013
Added: Oct. 2, 2012