Mary L Tedder

April 1860–
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary L

When Mary L Tedder was born in April 1860, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Alonzo Tedder, was 31 and her mother, Louisa Jane Cofer, was 28. She married Joseph L Roberts on 6 February 1878, in Roane, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Joseph L Roberts
Mary L Tedder
Marriage: 6 February 1878
Vesta Roberts
Frank Browder Roberts
Simeon Napoleon Roberts
Nina Roberts

Spouse and Children

6 February 1878
Roane, Tennessee, United States


    Vesta Roberts



    Simeon Napoleon Roberts



Parents and Siblings

    William Alonzo Tedder


    Louisa Jane Cofer




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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 2

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: possibly from an Old English personal name, þeodhere, composed of elements meaning ‘people’, ‘folk’, ‘nation’ and ‘army’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary L Gedder in household of William A Gedder, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary L M Tedder in household of Wm A Tedder, "United States Census, 1860"
  • ???? L Roberts in household of Joseph L Roberts, "United States Census, 1910"

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