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Mary Ann Gordy Bagley
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1839
Chattahoochee County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1916
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA

Mary Ann Gordy was listed in the 1870 census as being afflicted. She married Samuel Moor Bagley Sept. 23, 1858. Samuel Moor died in the Civil War in 1962. His body was never found. He lived to see 3 of his 4 children: John Wilson Bagley, twins, Nettie and Mitta Bagley, Nettie died at 6mos. old before he left for the war. Mary Ann was pregnant with William Henry Bagley when he enlisted. HER SIBLINGS: John W. Gordy(1826-1940); James Thomas Gordy(1828-1889); THIS BROTHER OF MARY ANN'S WAS GRANDFATHER TO BESSIE LILLIAN GORDY, CARTER, MOTHER TO PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER, THE 39TH PRESIDENT TO THE USA; Green P. Gordy(1830-1883); Gilbert Perry Gordy(1831-1864); Sarah Rebecca Gordy(1834-); Wm. S. Gordy(1836-1863); Henry M. Gordy(1837-1922); David Crockett Gordy(1842-1858); George Gaines Gordy(1847-1922); This brother married Frances Claxton Van Horn. Both are buried at Ft.Benning Cemetery #07. You have to go thru Ft. Benning to see that cemetery. He owned a grist mill that beared the Gordy name near Cusseta. He was also a Dr. and Judge after the death of Judge H.B.Howard. There is a lot published on the Gordys: "The History of Chattahoochee County, Georgia, by N.K. Rogers. This book can be purchased at the Chattahoochee Co. Courthouse. After Samuel's presumed death, Mary Ann moved in with her father Wilson Gordy. When her youngest son, Wm.Henry married Princella Willis, she moved in with them and helped raised their 9children until her death in 1916. Wm Henry died when a tree fell and broke his neck in 1902. Princella died 2 yrs after Mary Ann in 1918, leaving Mary Ann's granddaughter, Henry Amber Bagley,Wallis,Livingston, the rights to sell 3600 acres of their land to the government for 1.00 an acre in order to build Ft. Benning.
Family links: 
  Wilson Gordy (1801 - 1890)
  Mary Jane Scott Gordy (1809 - 1881)
  Samuel Moor Bagley (1838 - 1862)
  John Wilson Bagley (1859 - 1899)*
  Mitta (twin) Bagley (1860 - 1869)*
  Nettie (twin) Bagley (1860 - 1861)*
  William Henry Bagley (1862 - 1902)*
  Infant Gordy*
  John W. Gordy (1826 - 1840)*
  James Thomas Gordy (1828 - 1889)*
  Henry M. Gordy (1837 - 1922)*
  Mary Ann Gordy Bagley (1839 - 1916)
  David C. Gordy (1842 - 1858)*
  Wilson W. Gordy (1843 - 1845)*
  George Gaines Gordy (1847 - 1922)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olive Cemetery
Chattahoochee County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: George Lowe
Originally Created by: Brenda A. Darbyshire
Record added: May 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52227239
Mary Ann <i>Gordy</i> Bagley
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Mary Ann <i>Gordy</i> Bagley
Added by: Christine Thacker
Mary Ann <i>Gordy</i> Bagley
Added by: Brenda A. Darbyshire
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