Mahala Ann Wilson

about 1805–1 October 1875 (Age 70)
Sussex, Delaware, United States

The Life of Mahala Ann

When Mahala Ann Wilson was born about 1805, in Sussex, Delaware, United States, her father, Jessie Wilson, was 22 and her mother, Lova Ray "Lovey" Waller, was 20. She married Zachariah Vest on 24 March 1831, in Scott, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 1 October 1875, in Posey, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Zachariah Vest
1804–1870
Mahala Ann Wilson
1805–1875
Marriage: 24 March 1831
Jesse Vest
1830–
Asbury H Vest
1836–1864
Hannah Vest
1841–
William H. Vest
1847–
David Wilson Vest
1850–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1831
Scott, Indiana, United States
children

(5)

    Jesse Vest

    Male1830–Male

    Male1836–1864Male

    Female1841–Female

    William H. Vest

    Male1847–Male

    David Wilson Vest

    Male1850–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Jessie Wilson

    Male1783–1846Male

    Lova Ray "Lovey" Waller

    Female1785–1849Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1814 · Treaty of Ghent Signed

Age 9

The Treaty of Ghent was signed on 1814, ending the War of 1812. One of the signers was James Bayard of Delaware.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ann Vest in household of Zacheriah Vest, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mehala A Vest in household of Zacharia Vest, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mahala A Vest in household of Zacharia Vest, "United States Census, 1870"

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