Mahala Lile

11 January 1806–21 October 1893 (Age 87)
Liletown, Green, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mahala

When Mahala Lile was born on 11 January 1806, in Liletown, Green, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Wood Lile, was 36 and her mother, Sally Slinker, was 29. She married Andrew Jackson Slinker on 29 April 1823, in Barren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Green, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 21 October 1893, in Liletown, Green, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Little Barren, Green, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Slinker
Mahala Lile
Marriage: 29 April 1823
Eunice Mitchell Slinker
Barnett Payne Slinker
Alexander Slinker
Dicey Brown Slinker
Moriah Forrest Slinker
America Hook Slinker
Elizabeth Owen Slinker
Andrew C Slinker
Delila Jane Slinker
Emily M. Slinker
Mary Cornelia BuenaVista Slinker
Mahala Omega Slinker
Winfield Scott Slinker

Spouse and Children

29 April 1823
Barren, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 6

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 24

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Anglo-Norman French del isle ‘of the island’, or a habitational name from the common French place names Lisle or Lille, all derived from Old French isle (Latin insula) ‘island’.2 French: habitational name from the city of Lille, Nord (see 1).

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

Story Highlight

Andrew Jackson and Mahala Lile Slinker - by Beatrice Irwin Slinker

ANDREW JACKSON and MAHALA LILE SLINKER The following was written by Beatrice Irwin Slinker whose husband E. Glen Slinker was a grandson of Andrew Jackson and Mahala Lile: “Here are some things I wou …

Sources (3)

  • Mahala Slinker in household of Andy Slinker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mahaly Slinker in household of Winfield Slinker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mahalia Slinker in household of Andrew Slinker, "United States Census, 1850"

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