Mahala Rexrode

1824–September 1879 (Age 55)
Pendleton, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mahala

When Mahala Rexrode was born in 1824, in Pendleton, Virginia, United States, her father, Conrad Rexroad, was 41 and her mother, Catharine Elizabeth Harper, was 37. She married Miles Waybright on 16 October 1852, in Pendleton, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Franklin, Pendleton, West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Blue Grass, Highland, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died in September 1879, in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 55.

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Miles Waybright
Mahala Rexrode
Marriage: 16 October 1852
Ann Elizabeth Waybright
Nicholas Waybright
George Washington Waybright
Ephraim Waybright

Spouse and Children

16 October 1852
Pendleton, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 0

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 20

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Rexrodt, a variant of Rexroth .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mahala Waybright in household of Miles Waybright, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mahala Waybright in household of Miles Waybright, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mahala Rexrode in household of Conrod Rexrode, "United States Census, 1850"

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