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Mary Catherine Yancey (1817-1905)

Portrait of Mary Catherine Yancey (1817-1905) at the Richmond-Miles History Museum in Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina. In 1837 she married Giles Mebane of Alamance County, North Carolina. Mary Catherine Yancey was a daughter of Bartlett Yancey, Jr. and Ann (Nancy) Graves.

The descriptive card that accompanies this portrait provides the following:
Mary Catherine Yancey - - Born Dec. 26, 1817. Painted by Garl Brown in 1855. Daughter of Bartlett Yancey,
she was the wife of Giles Mebane (1809-1899). They moved from Mebane, NC in 1865 and lived the balance of their lives on lands
of Bartlett Yancey near Blanche in Caswell County.