Mahala Padget

Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Mahala

When Mahala Padget was born in 1828, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Jesse Padget, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Snodgrass, was 22. She married Henry Morris about 1846, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1880.

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Henry Morris
Mahala Padget
Marriage: about 1846
John H Morris
Jessee B Morris
Margueritha Elizabeth Morris

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 2
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built
Age 7
The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 34
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Padgett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mahala Smidt in household of Charles Smidt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mahala Smith in household of Charles Smith, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mahala Pagett in entry for Margaret Jones, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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