Died at age 83. Mary shares a headstone with her husband, Haskell.
Married Haskell W. Ellis on June 20, 1915 in Putnam County, Tennessee. Their child: Kenneth Ellis (1916-1929). Died at age 13. See below.
1900 United States Federal Census shows Mary living with her parents in Civil District 11, Putnam, Tennessee. Mary was 10 years old. 1920 United States Federal Census shows Mary living in Civil District 16, Putnam, Tennessee. Mary was 30 years old and married to Haskell Ellis, age 29. 1940 United States Federal Census shows Mary living in Putnam, Tennessee. Mary was 50 years old and married to Haskell W. Ellis, age 49.
She was born to George and Anna Frances Haggard Leftwich in Boma, TN. She had three sisters and four brothers. Mary was the second child born to George and Anna. She lost her older sister Virginia when she was 15 years old and her father George a year later. After her father died she had to work in the family farm fields to help support the family. Her mother later sent her to Pleasant Hill Academy near Crossville, TN. for higher education. She later married a man named Haskel Ellis and they produced 1 son (Kenneth). Kenneth died at the beginning of the Great Depression (1929) and her husband died in 1958. She remained a widow till her dying day. After her husband died she went to live with one of her youngest brothers (Sam Leftwich).