When Martha Elizabeth Mahood was born on 18 April 1867, in Prince George, Virginia, United States, her father, Alexander Benjamin Mahood, was 41 and her mother, Helen Walker Phillips, was 30. She married Edward Fleming Sheffey on 10 December 1890, in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Lynchburg, Virginia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 25 April 1927, in Lynchburg, Campbell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Virginia, United States.
Irish: shortened form of MacHood, an altered form of Irish Ó hUid ‘descendant of Ud’, in which Ó ‘descendant’ has been replaced by Mac ‘son’. Compare Hood 5. The name was taken by 19th-century Irish migrants to south-west Scotland and north-west England.
English: variant of Maude 1.
Birth: 1870 Giles County Virginia, USA Death: Apr. 25, 1927 Lynchburg City Virginia, USA d/o Alexander & Helen W. Mahood Obituary: Lyncburg, Va.-April 25-Mrs. Mattie M. Sheffey, wife of Edward F. She …