Mary Olivia Wakefield

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

The Life 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

Spouse and Children

9 October 1851
Caldwell, North Carolina, United States


    Sarah E. Sudderth


    Catherine Mary Suddreth


    William Henry Suddreth


    Anderson Toliver Sudderth



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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

Anglo-Saxon: Wæcan, to awake, arise, to be born, past participle wacen, awakened, and feld, a field, meaning an awakened field

Sources (3)

  • Mary Sudderth in household of John M Sudderth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Wakefield in household of Robt Wakefield, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary O Suddorth in household of John M Suddorth, "United States Census, 1870"

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