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 Mary Ann Harris Gay

Mary Ann Harris Gay

Birth
Jones County, Georgia, USA
Death 6 Nov 1918 (aged 90)
Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
Burial Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
Plot Old Cemetery Lot 159
Memorial ID 9798 · View Source
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Author. She wrote the work "Life in Dixie During the War", a personal narrative of life in Georgia during the Civil War. First published in 1892, it was hailed for being a brilliant account of the experiences of a Southern woman as she struggled through the devastating hardship brought by the conflict. The house she lived in Decatur, Georgia is now on the National Register of Historic Sites.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 4 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9798
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Harris Gay (18 Mar 1828–6 Nov 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9798, citing Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .