Martha Elizabeth Mahood

18 April 1867–25 April 1927 (Age 60)
Petersburg, Prince George, Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Mahood was born on 18 April 1867, her father, Alexander Benjamin Mahood, was 41 and her mother, Helen Walker Phillips, was 28. 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 in 1880. She died on 25 April 1927, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Edward Fleming Sheffey
Martha Elizabeth Mahood
Marriage: 10 December 1890
Robert Alexander Sheffey
Edward F. Sheffey
Dr. Charles Phillips Mahood Sheffey
Grace Stafford Sheffey
Elizabeth Helen Sheffey
Max Hugh Sheffey
John Mahood Sheffey
Coke Smith Sheffey

Spouse and Children

10 December 1890
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Benjamin Mahood


    Helen Walker Phillips




    Helen Cornelia Mahood


    John Alexander Mahood


    Charles Phillips Mahood




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.

Age 19

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUid ‘descendant of Ud’, in which Ó ‘descendant’ has been replaced by Mac ‘son’. The family of Ó hUid were hereditary poets to the O'Neills in Ulster.

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

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Martha Elizabeth Mahood ~ Find a Grave Information

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 …

Sources (3)

  • Mattie E Sheffey in household of Ed F Sheffey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mattie Sheffy in household of Edward Sheffy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mattie M Sheffey in household of Edward F Sheffey, "United States Census, 1920"

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