Mary Olivia Wakefield

9 September 1833–7 August 1917 (Age 83)
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Olivia

When Mary Olivia Wakefield was born on 9 September 1833, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, her father, Robert Rufus Wakefield I, was 37 and her mother, Nancy Baker, was 43. She married John Marshall Sudderth on 9 October 1851, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lenoir Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Gamewell, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 7 August 1917, in Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Dodge, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Marshall Sudderth
1831–1920
Mary Olivia Wakefield
1833–1917
Marriage: 9 October 1851
Sarah E. Sudderth
1852–1908
Thomas Sudderth
1867–
Catherine Mary Suddreth
1854–1903
William Henry Suddreth
1857–1919
Anderson Toliver Sudderth
1859–1935
John Lloyd Suddreth
1862–1962
Joseph W Sudderth
1864–1896
Abraham Julius Suddreth
1870–1955
Nancy Olivia Suddreth
1872–1951
Mary Etta Sudderth
1877–1966

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1851Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1853 · First State Fair
    Age 20
    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
    1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island
    Age 29
    On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from the city of Wakefield in Yorkshire and from Wakefield Lawn in Potterspury (Northamptonshire). Both are named from the Old English personal name Waca or Old English wacu ‘wake, festival’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

    Sources (34)

    • Mary Sudderth in household of John M Sudderth, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Sudduth in entry for A T Sudduth and M E Estes, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Mary Olevia Suddreth, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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