Xelimma LaDow

Femaleabout 1848–19 May 1899

Brief Life History of Xelimma

When Xelimma LaDow was born about 1848, in Ohio, United States, her father, Selah Ladow, was 25 and her mother, Mary Ann Cummins, was 23. She married Wesley Grimes McConahy on 13 April 1869, in Wyandot, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Antrim Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Tod Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 May 1899, at the age of 52, and was buried in Nevada, Eden Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Grimes McConahy
Xelimma LaDow
Marriage: 13 April 1869
Franklin G McConahy
Mary L "Mollie" McConahy
Ada Lena McConahy
Bertha Ardella McConahy
Boyd Clarence McConahy
Jessie V. McConahy
Elva O. McConahy
Sherman Roy McConahy
Mayme Lucille McConahay
Edna McConahy

Sources (36)

  • Felemma McConnahay in household of Wesley McConnahay, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Xelemina Ladow, md. 1869, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Xelimma LaDow McConahy, d. 1899, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1869Wyandot, Ohio, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 12

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 15

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 15

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French Ladou: habitational name from Ladou or Ladoux, names of several places in various parts of France. The surname Ladou is very rare in France.

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

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