Mahala Martha Buckles

6 June 1838–14 February 1913 (Age 74)
McLean, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mahala Martha

When Mahala Martha Buckles was born on 6 June 1838, in McLean, Illinois, United States, her father, Abraham Buckles, was 37 and her mother, Mary Ann 'Polly' Williams, was 33. She married Robert J Rutledge on 12 February 1854, in McLean, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in West Township, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Empire Township, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 14 February 1913, in Le Roy, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Le Roy, McLean, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert J Rutledge
Mahala Martha Buckles
Marriage: 12 February 1854
Drucilla May Rutledge
Mary Belle Rutledge
Sarah E. Rutledge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1854McLean, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries: 1855: McLean, Illinois, United States
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    English (Suffolk): variant of Buckle , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Mahala Buckles in household of Abram Buckles, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mahala Buckles in entry for Geo M Sellers and Belle Rutledge, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Mahala Rutledge in household of George M Sellers, "United States Census, 1910"

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