Mary Wilkerson

14 February 1814–
Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Wilkerson was born on 14 February 1814, in Alabama, United States, her father, Meredith Wilkerson, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Adams, was 23. She married Asa Goforth in 1832, in Lincoln, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Tipton, Tipton, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Asa Goforth
1805–1845
Mary Wilkerson
1814–
Marriage: 1832
John M Goforth
1833–
Felix G Goforth
1835–
Sarah Jane Goforth
1838–1915
James C Goforth
1840–
Edith Elizabeth Goforth
1842–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1832
Lincoln, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 5

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1846

Age 32

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Mary Goforth in household of Felix G Goforth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Goforth, "United States Census, 1850"

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