Mary Barksdale

6 May 1783–May 1863 (Age 79)
Henry, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Barksdale was born on 6 May 1783, in Henry, Virginia, United States, her father, John Barksdale, was 37 and her mother, Sarah, was 22. She married William Waller IV on 8 February 1803, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She died in May 1863, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Waller Cemetery, Bradbury, Roane, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Waller IV
1775–1819
Mary Barksdale
1783–1863
Marriage: 8 February 1803
John Barksdale Waller
1803–1884
George B Waller
1805–1871
Carr Waller
1807–1894
Rachel Waller
1807–1861
William Waller
1809–1889
Sarah Waller
1811–1884
Philip Walker
1813–
Philip Wather
1813–
Anna Winston Waller
1813–1879
Mary B Waller
1815–1894
Edmond Waller
1817–1883
Henry Waller
1819–1884

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 February 1803
Virginia, United States
children

(12)

    Male1803–1884Male

    George B Waller

    Male1805–1871Male

    Carr Waller

    Male1807–1894Male

    Rachel Waller

    Female1807–1861Female

    Male1809–1889Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1746–1781Male

    Sarah

    Female1761–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 5

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1804

Age 21

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. It looks like an English place name, but no such place is known in the British Isles. It may be an Americanized form of an original in some other language.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Waller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary in entry for Philip Walker, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"
  • Mary in entry for Philip Walker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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