Mahala Roddy

about 1806–2 June 1859 (Age 53)
Rhea, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mahala

When Mahala Roddy was born about 1806, in Rhea, Tennessee, United States, her father, Jesse Roddye, was 31 and her mother, Jane ( Jenny) Mahaffe, was 28. She married Moses Farmer on 13 February 1834, in Rhea, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Cass, Missouri, United States in 1850. She died on 2 June 1859, at the age of 53, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Township, Cass, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Farmer
1810–
Mahala Roddy
1806–1859
Marriage: 13 February 1834
Oscar Willard Farmer
1835–1887
Sarah Jane Farmer
1841–1878
Mary E. Farmer
1846–1870

Spouse and Children

    Moses Farmer

    Male1810–Male

    Female1806–1859Female

MARRIAGE
13 February 1834
Rhea, Tennessee, United States
children

(3)

    Oscar Willard Farmer

    Male1835–1887Male

    Sarah Jane Farmer

    Female1841–1878Female

    Mary E. Farmer

    Female1846–1870Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Roddye

    Male1775–1861Male

    Jane ( Jenny) Mahaffe

    Female1778–1830Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1821

Age 15

Missouri is the 24th state

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rodaigh ‘descendant of Rodach’, a personal name probably derived from rod ‘spirited’, ‘furious’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mahala Farmer in household of Mosy Farmer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mahala Farmer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mahaley Roddy, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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