Maria R Valette

1841–24 January 1880 (Age 39)
Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of Maria R

When Maria R Valette was born in 1841, in Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, David Samuel Vallette, was 30 and her mother, Maria Riggs, was 30. She married John Wesley Wakefield on 10 August 1859, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 24 January 1880, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Wakefield
1832–1907
Maria R Valette
1841–1880
Marriage: 10 August 1859
Martha Candance Wakefield
1860–1916
Charles Louis Wakefield
1861–1951
Keziah Davis Wakefield
1863–1952
Bertha Centenay Wakefield
1866–1914
Wilbur Wirt Wakefield
1869–1965
FNU Wakefield
1873–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 August 1859
Ross, Ohio, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    David Samuel Vallette

    Male1811–1894Male

    Female1811–1844Female

siblings

(6)

    William George Vallette

    Male1834–1913Male

    Edward McCrea Vallette

    Male1835–1910Male

    Elizabeth Vallette

    Female1836–1921Female

    Henry Herrick Vallette

    Male1840–1914Male

    Female1841–1880Female

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 19

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Val, a topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Old French val.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mariah R Wakefield in household of John W Wakefield, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mariah R. Vallette in entry for Wakefield, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Marie Valle in entry for Keziah D Wright, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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