About Mary Hawley
Mary Hawley was born September 1, 1823 in Illinois. Mary became the first plural wife of Lyman Wight. The Wight family moved to Texas after the murder of the Prophet Joseph Smith, Sr. by a mob at Carthage, Illinois in 1844. They lived for brief periods in Travis, Gillespie and Bandera Counties, Texas. Mary (Hawley) Wight died in Bandera, Bandera County, Texas in January 1852.