Mary Martin Elmore
F, b. 23 November 1823, d. 16 February 1916
Mary Martin Elmore|b. 23 Nov 1823\nd. 16 Feb 1916|p6044.htm|John Archer Elmore|b. 21 Aug 1762\nd. 24 Apr 1834|p6026.htm|Mary Ann Martin|b. 7 Aug 1786\nd. 17 Nov 1855|p6027.htm|||||||John Martin||p6127.htm|Elizabeth D. Terry||p6128.htm|
- Father: John Archer Elmore b. 21 August 1762, d. 24 April 1834
- Mother: Mary Ann Martin b. 7 August 1786, d. 17 November 1855
- Mary Martin Elmore was born on 23 November 1823 in Autauga County, Alabama, at Huntingdon plantation.
- She married Hamlin Freeman Lewis, son of Francis Lewis and Mary Dixon Hall, on 21 January 1840 in Wetumpka, Elmore County, Alabama, with Peyton Bibb officiating. Hamlin's brother Dixon married Mary's sister Susan..
- Hamlin Freeman Lewis and Mary Martin Elmore appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Lowndes County, Alabama. Other members of the household included William Edward Lewis, Lucy Hamlin Lewis and Mary Dixon Hall. Also in the household was (female) Sidney Lampkin (age 25), probably sister of HFL's sister Mary's husband; Frank (age 14) and Stephen (age 11) Lewis, and Elizabeth Reed (age 13), whose origins are not yet known.
- By deed dated 5 July 1852 in Walker County, Texas, Willis Breazeal Wood sold to Hamlin Freeman Lewis an 892-acre tract of land for the sum of $4,460, to be divided into three equal installments, the first of which ($1,486-2/3) was paid on 12 January 1853, the second and third due on the first day of January 1854 and 1855.
As set forth by Willis B. Wood in a deed dated 23 February 1854, acknowledging the death of Hamlin Lewis, payment schedule was revised making the as yet unpaid second payment due at the time of the third payment, 1 January 1855, from the Estate of Hamlin Freeman Lewis, represented by his widow Mary M. Lewis. [Some additional language at the end of the deed referring to other individuals and financial aspects render the details of the transaction unclear.] Witnessed by S. B. Mayfield and S. Tarpley, notary public Charles B. Stewart, recorded 22 February 1855.
- By deed dated 23 February 1854 in Walker County, Texas, Willis Breazeal Wood sold to the Estate of Hamlin Freeman Lewis represented by his widow Mary M. Lewis, a 460-acre tract of land, part of the Donation Claim James F. Winters purchased from Thomas Carothers, for the sum of $2,300. Witnessed by S. B. Mayfield and S. Tarpley, notary public Charles B. Stewart, recorded 20 February 1855.
- She married James Edward Scott, son of Gen. John Baytop Scott and Elizabeth Coleman, on 6 January 1859 in Montgomery County, Alabama, with H. W. Hilliard, MG, officiating..
- James Edward Scott and Mary Martin Elmore appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Waverly, Walker (later San Jacinto) County, Texas, and also overseer John B. Jones.. Other members of the household included Thomas B. Scott, Ruth Ann Scott, Clifton Scott, Emily V. Scott, Robert L. Scott, William B. Scott, John J. Scott, William Edward Lewis, Lucy Hamlin Lewis, Anna Lewis and James E. Scott.
- The following appeared on 16 April 1862 in The Tri-Weekly Telegraph:
Ed. Telegraph--I beg to acknowledge the receipt of the following articles, contributed for the Hempstead Hospital, by the ladies of Danville and Waverly, through Mrs. Major Green Wood, of Danville, Montgomery county:
278 lbs. lard, 160 lbs. ham, 40 lbs. soap, 6 doz. candles, 88 lbs. butter, 93 doz. eggs, 2 calico spreads, 2 comforts, 12 mattrasses, 30 sheets, 27 pillows, 40 pillow cases, 40 towels, donated by the following persons:
Mrs. Mayfield, Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Spiller, Mrs. Sessum, Miss Sarah L. Davis, Mrs. Green M. Wood, Mrs. J. M. Leivi, Mrs. Geo. Redding, Mrs. Major Redding, Mrs. Maj. Green Wood, Mrs. McGarr, Mrs. Charles Abercrombie, Mrs. Tryler, Mrs. Dr. Carr, Mrs. W. B. Scott, Miss Thompson, Mrs. Tabb, Mrs. Richard Williams, Waverly; Mrs. Col. Campbell, do; Mrs. Dr. Campbell, do; Mrs. Dr. Scott, do; Mrs. Col. Jno. Hill, do; Mrs. John C. Abercrombie, do; Mrs. Laura A. Scott, do; Mrs. Wm. B. Wood, Danville; Mrs. Wynne, do; Master Solomon Wood; Major Green Wood's servant[s], 31 doz. eggs; Mrs. Green Wood, cash, $10; Miss Sarah L. Davis, $10; Mrs. Dr. Stewart, $5.
Mrs. C. A. Groce,
Principal Hempstead Hospital.
Hempstead, April 10th, 1862.
- James Edward Scott and Mary Martin Elmore appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Dallas, Texas, Also in the household were a few domestic servants.. Other members of the household included Clifton Scott, William B. Scott, John J. Scott, Lilea Scott and Vernon Dalkeith Scott.
- James Edward Scott and Mary Martin Elmore appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Palo Pinto County, Texas. Other members of the household included John J. Scott and Vernon Dalkeith Scott.
- Mary Martin Elmore became a widow at the 1893 death of her husband James Edward Scott.
- Mary Martin Elmore died on 16 February 1916 at age 92 in New Waverly, Walker County, Texas.
- She was buried at Willis Cemetery in Willis, Montgomery County, Texas.
- Last Edited: 29 Dec 2012
Family 1: Hamlin Freeman Lewis b. 5 June 1816, d. 30 November 1852
- William Edward Lewis b. 15 October 1841, d. 6 May 1864
- Lucy Hamlin Lewis b. 9 October 1845
- Mary Elmore Lewis+ b. 24 August 1848, d. 18 December 1925
- Anna Lewis b. circa 1853
Family 2: James Edward Scott b. 14 October 1809, d. 1893