Mary Olivia Wakefield

Female9 September 1833–7 August 1917

Brief Life History 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
Mary Olivia Wakefield
Marriage: 9 October 1851
Sarah E. Sudderth
Thomas Sudderth
Catherine Mary Suddreth
William Henry Suddreth
Anderson Toliver Sudderth
John Lloyd Suddreth
Joseph W Sudderth
Abraham Julius Suddreth
Nancy Olivia Suddreth
Mary Etta Sudderth

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"

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.


    Age 21

    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Dodge, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Dodge, Nebraska, United States

    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.

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