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Mary McConnell Overton (White)

Also Known As: "Mary McConnell May"
Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Knox, TN, United States
Death: December 12, 1862 (80)
Nashville, TN, United States
Place of Burial: Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Brig. Gen. James White and Mary White
Wife of Dr. Francis T. May and Judge John Overton Sr.
Mother of James Francis May; Mary Lawson May; Andrew Jackson May; Anthony May; Margaret Jane Phillips and 3 others
Sister of Margaret McClung; Moses White; Hugh Lawson White, U.S. Senator; Melinda Williams; Cynthia Berry Smith and 1 other

Managed by: Steven Mark Culmer
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About Mary McConnell Overton

Nee Mary McConnell White. Daughter of Gen. James White, founder of Knoxville. Married to Dr. Francis May of Knoxville, then Judge John Overton (Tennessee Supreme Court judge, 1804-1816).

Born in 1782 to General James White, founder of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Mary Lawson White. A widow with five children, she married Judge Overton in1820 and came to live at Travellers Rest. They had three children, John Overton, Jr. (Harriet Maxwell), Anne Coleman Overton (.Robert Brinkley of Memphis) and Cynthia Elizabeth Belle Overton (John Lea).

Her first marriage was to Dr. Francis T. May. Her second husband was John Overton

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Mary McConnell Overton's Timeline

November 11, 1782
Knox, TN, United States
February 11, 1812
Age 29
December 18, 1812
Age 30
October 10, 1816
Age 33
Age 33
Age 33
Age 38
Davidson County, Tennessee, United States
Age 40
Age 43