Mahala Hunsaker

11 August 1825–18 June 1910 (Age 84)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Mahala

When Mahala Hunsaker was born on 11 August 1825, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jacob Rhoads Hunsaker, was 23 and her mother, Margaret Peggy Taylor, was 21. She married Josiah Hurlbert on 19 November 1846, in Knox, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Salt River Township, Knox, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. She died on 18 June 1910, in Knox, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Cockrum Cemetery, Bourbon Township, Knox, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Hurlbert
Mahala Hunsaker
Marriage: 19 November 1846
Matilda Jane Hurlbert
Zerilda Hurlbert
Ruth Ellen Hurlbert
Samuel Hurlburt
Jacob Hurlbert
Laura Ann Hurlbert
James Harvey Hurlbert
Emma E Hurlbert
John William Hurlbert Sr.
Cora Bell Hurlbert
Carrie Hurlbert

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World Events (8)

1829 · Missouri State Library
Age 4
The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
Age 5
The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State
Age 25
According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Swiss German Hunziker .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Mahala Hurlbert in household of Josiah Hurlbert, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mahala Hurlbert in household of Daniel B Fight, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mahala Hurlburt in household of Josiah Hurlburt, "United States Census, 1880"

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