Mary Catherine FOOTE ID#16, b. about 1825, d. 2 November 1859
Father*Gilson FOOTE1 b. 3 May 1791, d. 14 Feb 1851
Mother*Lucinda Elizabeth LEWIS2 b. 1787, d. 1827
Birth*Mary Catherine FOOTE was born about 1825 in Virginia.3 
She was the daughter of Gilson FOOTE and Lucinda Elizabeth LEWIS.1,2 
WillMary Catherine FOOTE was mentioned in the will of Gilson FOOTE on 11 March 1849 in Noxubee County, Mississippi; Lists sons George H. Foote, Robert L. Foote, daughter Mary C. Foote, deceased daughter Sarah E. Grant, granddaughter Laura F. Grant. Copy of will attached.4
Census 1850Mary Catherine FOOTE listed in the household of Gilson FOOTE in 1850 in Noxubee County, Mississippi; Gilson Foote 58 born in VA, Mary C Foote 25 born in VA.3

Marriage*Mary Catherine FOOTE married Hezekiah "Henry" William FOOTE, son of William FOOTE and Nancy Saunders RICE, on 10 September 1856 in Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi.5,2
Death*Mary Catherine FOOTE died on 2 November 1859 in Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi.1,6 
Burial*She was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi.6

WillShe was mentioned in the will of Hezekiah "Henry" William FOOTE on 20 April 1892 in Noxubee County, Mississippi.7


Hezekiah "Henry" William FOOTE b. 17 Dec 1813, d. 29 Jan 1899

Sources (

  1. [S3000] Glenn, Justin. The Washingtons, A Family History: Volume 1, Seven Generations of the Presidential Branch: Savas Beatie LLC, CA - 2014, Personal Collection - printed book.
  2. [S90] Lewis, William Terrell, 1811-1893. Genealogy of the Lewis Family In America: From the Middle of the Seventeenth Century Down to the Present Time. Louisville, Ky.: Pub. by the Courier-Journal Job Printing Co., 1893., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S3637] "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 December 2020), Jillson Foote, Noxubee, Mississippi, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. [S3011] Will of Gilson Foote -1849, Noxubee County, Mississippi Will Book A Page 158-163. Mississippi Probate Records, 1781-1930, images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Noxubee > Wills 1834-1894 vol A-B > image 134 of 456; county courthouses and public libraries, Mississippi., Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  5. [S3645] Marriage - Hezekiah William Foote & Mary Catherine Foote - Marriage license recorded with the Noxubee County Court 12 September 1856. W. P. Harrison was the Minister. - Noxubee County, Mississippi Marriage Records, Vol. A, 1834-1870, page 406, Family Search Film #007726174, Image 253.
  6. [S39] Odd Fellows Cemetery, Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi.
  7. [S3621] Will of Hezekiah William Foote - 1892 Noxubee County, Mississippi Wills and Probate Papers 1834-1916, Noxubee County Chancery Court, 3147-3164, Images 1543-1556,
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