|Notes : Insisted her middle name was Teressa, even though it was listed as Lucille in records.|
This is a story of where the name Mapy came from, by
Richard Boak, son of Annie L. Bennett (from her first husband)...part of story below Her son Benjamin Boak married Fredonia Turner, Aug. 12, 1856. Of their
children there was Susie, who married Barney Wilkerson, Lavonia, Mrs. Solomon Lowery, who died young leaving two daughters, May and Eva. Anne, Mrs. Will Moon, Oxford, Lela, Mrs. Walter Hudson, who also died young leaving a son named Bill for
his grandfather. Lela willed her son to her
sister Nonnie whose fiancée had recently died, and Walter Hudson a few years later married Nonnie and came in possession of his son again. Then there is Margie, Mrs. Lee Bishop, and Alice who did not marry. Tom married
Mapy Yarbrough. She was named for her grandmothers, Mary, Anne, Parthenia,
M. A. P. and Yarbrough gave the Y.