Person:Mary Ussery (6)

m. 1774
  1. Frances 'Fanny' UsseryAbt 1775 -
  2. Welcome UsseryAbt 1782 -
  3. Mary UsseryAbt 1783 -
  4. Lucy UsseryAbt 1785 - Abt 1853
m. abt. 1800
Facts and Events
Name Mary Ussery
Gender Female
Birth? abt. 1783 prob. Montgomery County, North Carolina
Marriage abt. 1800 Monroe County, Kentuckyto Sylvanus Fowler
Death? Jackson County, Tennessee
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    Mary Ussery was born about 1785 in NC, probably in Montgomery Co. to Welcome Ussery and Lucy Gross. She died in Jackson Co. TN. About 1800 in Monroe Co., KY, at the Brimstone Baptist Church she married Sylvanus Fowler, the son of John and Glorianna Fowler. It is believed that Sylvanus was born about 1772 in Newburgh, NY Ulster Co. He died about 1819 Jackson Co, TN. The Fowler Cemetery where Sylvanus and Mary are buried is located on the property that Sylvanus and his descendants owned which is located near Celina & Gainsboro Rds. in Tinsley Bottoms.

    According to the Pioneer Baptist Church Records, South Central Kentucky and Upper Cumberland of TN: 1799-1899. p 501-504, 613, the Fowlers bought land on the south side of the Cumberland River (adjoining land of Philip Mulkey, the founder of the Brimstone Baptist Church) in the Tinsley Bottoms opposite the mouth of the Brimstone.

    These are a few of the activities surrounding this couple:

    35 Apr. 1804: Sylvanus Fowler has a letter at the Nashville Post Office
    12 Apr. 1811- The Carthage Gazette, Vol. 2 No. 97: Strays reported in Jackson Co. Sylvanus Fowler on the Cumberland River has taken up a bay horse.
    18 Jan 1811: Bay Horse appraised at $11.
    1812: Listed on Jackson Co., TN tax list.
    1820: Mary listed as widow

    Mary and Sylvanus had the following children:

    Anna Fowler b: Nov 9, 1802 Jackson Co TN Celina d: Dec 10, 1870 Jackson Co, TN mar. Ellis Kirkpatrick b: Tennessee *2nd Husband Jonithan Roberts d: Sep 5, 1834 Jackson Co, TN
    John Fowler
    Glorianna Fowler b: 1808 Jackson Co, TN d: Celina, Jackson Co, TN mar. James Tinsley
    Samuel Bailey-Mars (Maxey) Fowler
    James Tucker Fowler b: 1812 Celina, Jackson Co., TN d: 1812 Celina, Jackson Co, TN
    Mary Fowler b: 1814 mar. B.F. Holmes *2nd Husband mar. Alex Masters
    Sylvanus Christopher Clark Fowler
    Martha Matilda Fowler