Oct. 8, 1859 Fredericksburg Fredericksburg City Virginia, USA
Some records show her maiden name as Mary Rose Taliaferro. She was said to be born at the Bath Plantation, Caroline County, Virginia. Mary was the daughter of Lt Col William Taliaferro (1769-1817) and Elizabeth Hartwell Cocke Taliaferro (???-???). William and Elizabeth may be buried at the Bath Plantation.