Mary COKER was born the 4th of April 1857* in Henry County, GA. She was a child during the Civil War and evidence indicates that her family was needy during those years. At the age of 22 she married Elsberry B. JACKSON on Christmas day 1879. Together they had 4 children:
1. Manson 2. Alma Josephine 3. William Grady 4. Lillian
She died within the year of Lillian’s birth in 1891 or 1892. She was young.
Daughter Alma Josephine was mother to Eula Mae HOLDER
*The 1900 U.S. Census of Henry County GA records Mary’s birth as Mar 1870 but a family bible records her birth as 4 April 1857.