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
1797–1876
Mahala Lile
1806–1893
Marriage: 29 April 1823
Eunice Mitchell Slinker
1824–1909
Barnett Payne Slinker
1826–1854
Alexander Slinker
1827–1828
Dicey Brown Slinker
1829–
Moriah Forrest Slinker
1831–1874
America Hook Slinker
1833–1908
Elizabeth Owen Slinker
1834–1917
Andrew C Slinker
1837–1916
Delila Jane Slinker
1838–1923
Emily M. Slinker
1841–1935
Mary Cornelia BuenaVista Slinker
1842–1927
Mahala Omega Slinker
1845–1881
Winfield Scott Slinker
1848–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 April 1823
Barren, Kentucky, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1808

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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