Barbara Wedeman

28 July 1795–1870 (Age 74)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Wedeman was born on 28 July 1795, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Peter Wedeman, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Kinard, was 28. She married Peter Walden in November 1818, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Benton, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died in 1870, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hokes Bluff First Baptist Church Cemetery, Hokes Bluff, Etowah, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Walden
1796–1885
Barbara Wedeman
1795–1870
Marriage: November 1818
Alfred Walden
1819–1883
Christopher C Walden
1826–
Peter G Walden
1827–
Newton Walden
1831–
Rachel Walden
1821–1860
Henry Walden
1824–1903
Christopher Walden
1825–
Elizabeth Walden
1829–1887
James Milton Walden
1832–1863
Hamilton Garmany Jernigan Walden
1837–1900
Allen Boozer Walden
1839–

Spouse and Children

    Peter Walden

    Male1796–1885Male

    Female1795–1870Female

MARRIAGE
November 1818
South Carolina, United States
children

(11)

    Alfred Walden

    Male1819–1883Male

    Rachel Walden

    Female1821–1860Female

    Henry Walden

    Male1824–1903Male

    Christopher Walden

    Male1825–Male

    Christopher C Walden

    Male1826–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Wedeman

    Male1756–1837Male

    Elizabeth Kinard

    Female1767–Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from hed(e) ‘heath’, ‘moor’ + man ‘man’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Barbra Waldon in household of Christopher C Waldon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Barbara Walden in household of Peter Walden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Barbara Wedeman Walden, "Find A Grave Index"

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