Vallulah L. Kennedy

16 February 1859–4 January 1881 (Age 21)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Vallulah L.

When Vallulah L. Kennedy was born on 16 February 1859, in Georgia, United States, her father, Wilson L. Kennedy, was 26 and her mother, Mary Anne Stallings, was 25. She married James A. Perdue on 15 November 1877, in Upson, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Barnesville, Lamar, Georgia, United States in 1870. She died on 4 January 1881, in Monroe, Georgia, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Stallings Cemetery, Lamar, Georgia, United States.

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James A. Perdue
Vallulah L. Kennedy
Marriage: 15 November 1877
Curtis Lee Perdue

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15 November 1877
Upson, Georgia, United States


    Curtis Lee Perdue


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World Events (7)


Age 2

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 7

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vallulah Kennedy in household of Wilson Kennedy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Vierlula Kenady in household of James E Hanson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • V. L. Kenedy, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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