Mary Collingsworth Terry


Personal and Family Information

Mary was born in 1812 in North Carolina, the daughter of Elijah Terry and Mary Ann Prickett.

She died before 1875 in Texas, Morris County.

Her husband was Benjamin Wadsworth Saxon, who she married on 7 MAY 1829 in Autauga County, Alabama. Their eight known children were James Randolph (1833-1863), Theodora Mary (1834-c1917), Walter Terry (1836-1924), Antionett Adela (c1838-1848), Franklin Elmore (1840-1922), Benjamin (c1844-?), Mable Antoinette (1848-1898) and Jesse (>1850-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Mary Collingsworth Terry


Elijah Terry


James Terry


William Terry


Mary Raiford


Anne Robards


Mary Ann Prickett


James Prickett


Sarah Kimbrough



Place: North Carolina
DeathBEF 1875
Place: Texas, Morris County
Type: Probate
Address: SAXON, MARY Autauga Cty, Ala Report book 23 page 363 Probate minutes 17, page 134
Agency: Autauga County Probate Office, Ala
Census13 SEP 1850
Place: Wetumpka, Coosa, Alabama
Age: 38
Type: with husband, children, and future son in law
Address: Wetumpka, Coosa, Alabama
Agency: 1850 census
Census 1850 Alabama

Will22 DEC 1875
Place: Autauga County Ala, Probabte Office
Type: copy of probate record.
Address: SAXON, MARY letters admin Estate, probate minutes 17, page 134 and Record Book 23, page 363
Probate - Saxon, Mary

See Note 1


Probate - Sa...


Note 1

Mary Saxon- daughter of Eli Terry, died in state of Texas, auction

1 page in Probate Minutes, 1 page in Report Book

Orphan's Court- 1 page each

Saxon and Rodgers establish a saw and a grist mill

Ann Saxon- Benjamin W Saxon and George Peck executors (almost same as will)

Benjamin W Saxon- administrator for Eli Terry- dec

LP Saxon- be appointed commissioner (almost same as Commissioner's court)