Mary Ardena (Barlow) Ayres

1854 - 1914

Born in Giles County, TN, Mary was the 1st of 10 children born to William Henry Barlow (Barlar) and Susan Frances Phillips.  Sometime after November 1890 she and her husband, Will Ayres, and the children they already had by then, moved from Giles County, Tennessee to Austin, Texas, where they would live for the rest of their lives.  Mary died on April 10, 1914.  She was the mother of 13 children, including 3 sets of twins.


Oct 12, 1876
Mary's Marriage Record Circa 1895
Mary & Husband, Will Ayres

Mary's Burial Site

Mary's Death Certificate


1923 Death Certificate of
Rosa May (Ayers) Warren
(Mary's Daughter)

Will Ayers Death Certificate

1934 Death Certificate of
William Ransom Ayers
(Mary's Son)

 Circa 1940s
Mary's Granddaughters

Mary's Son, John & Family

 1947 Death Certificate of
Walter Hay Ayers
(Mary's Son)


1948 Death Certificate of
Wallace Clifton Ayers
(Mary's Son)

1950 Death Certificate of
John Harvey Ayers
(Mary's Son)

1958 Death Certificate of
Robert Napoleon Ayers
(Mary's Son)

 1970 Death Certificate of
Milton Brown Ayers
(Mary's Son)

Mary's Grandchildren

Ayres / Waldrop


Mary's Granddaughters