Mary Gwaltney

17 June 1821–25 December 1885 (Age 64)
Posey, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Gwaltney was born on 17 June 1821, in Posey, Indiana, United States, her father, Thomas Gwaltney, was 24 and her mother, Nancy Patsy Reeder, was 18. She married Joshua Reeder on 18 March 1841, in Posey, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Little Caney Township, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States in 1880. She died on 25 December 1885, in Chautauqua, Kansas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Chautauqua, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Reeder
1818–1899
Mary Gwaltney
1821–1885
Marriage: 18 March 1841
Thomas Reeder
1841–1899
Nancy Ann Reeder
1843–1924
Cynthia Jane Reeder
1843–1882
Nathan Reeder
1845–1932
Martha Jane Whisnant
1851–1934
Matilda Reeder
1851–
John C Reeder
1854–1902
Mary Elizabeth Reeder
1857–1887
Henrietta Emeline Reeder
1859–1906
Olevia Reeder
1860–1925
William L. Reeder
1863–1881

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1841Posey, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    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.
    1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis
    Age 4
    The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
    1846
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Anglicized form of the Welsh surname Gwalchmai, which is from the Welsh personal name Gwalchmai ‘hawk of the plain’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gwartney

    Sources (11)

    • Mary Reeder in household of Joshua Reeder, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Gwaltney in entry for Joshua Reeder, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Mary Gwaltney in entry for Martha Whisnant, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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