Terrissa <I>Mercer</I> Lackey

Terrissa Mercer Lackey

Birth
Amite County, Mississippi, USA
Death 5 Jun 1905 (aged 83)
Runnels County, Texas, USA
Burial Miles, Runnels County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 41105636 · View Source
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Terrissa was the daughter of Eli F. Mercer and Nancy Thompson. Terrissa was born 22, Feb. 1822 Amite County, Mississippi. In 1829, as a young girl she moved with her family to what is known today as Egypt, Wharton County, Texas.
Her father, Eli Mercer, was a delegate for the Mina (Bastrop) District First Consultation and Convention, at San Felipe De Austin 1 Oct 1832. He also fought at the Battle of San Jacinto, was a member of the first Baptist State Convention, and was a charter trustee of Baylor University. Eli became a prominent plantation owner in Egypt and is said to have been the first producer of sugar in Texas.
Terrissa and John J. Lackey were married 18, Dec. 1840 in Colorado County (now part of Wharton County), Texas. John J. Lackey was a veteran of the Texas Revolution and also of the Civil War.

Children:
JAMES REASON LACKEY, b. 1841, Egypt, Colorado County, Texas d. 1862 Gaines Mill, VA during the Civil War
ANDREW MERCER LACKEY, b. 1843, Egypt, Colorado County, Texad d. 1843, Egypt, Colorado County, Texas
ESTHER ANN LACKEY, b. 1847 Egypt, Wharton County, Texas
MARY LETITIA LACKEY, b.Sept. 2, 1849 Egypt, Wharton County, Texas, d. Apr. 12, 1927 Rocksprings, Edwards County, Texas
JOHN E. J. LACKEY, b. Feb. 24, 1853, d. Jul 10, 1933, Runnels County, Texas
ANDREW MERCER LACKEY, b. 1856, Comal County, Texas, d. 1945
EMMA TERRISSA LACKEY, b. Feb. 23, 1859 Seguin, Guadaulupe County, Texas d. Oct. 9, 1945 Abilene, Taylor County, Texas
CATHERINE LILLY LACKEY, b. May 25, 1861, Fischer Store, Comal County, Texas, d. Feb. 6, 1943, Maverick, Runnels County, Texas
FELIX MAY LACKEY, b. May 5, 1866, Comal County, Texas d. Sep 23, 1953, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas


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  • Maintained by: Kathie Pearson
  • Originally Created by: Scott Lackey
  • Added: 24 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41105636
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Terrissa Mercer Lackey (22 Feb 1822–5 Jun 1905), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41105636, citing Miles Cemetery, Miles, Runnels County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kathie Pearson (contributor 47315202) .