Mary Martenna Wheatley

1819–1890 (Age 71)
Marion, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Martenna

When Mary Martenna Wheatley was born in 1819, in Marion, Kentucky, United States, her father, James L Wheatley, was 60 and her mother, Susannah Ann Riney, was 45. She married James William O'Daniel about 1845, in Marion, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lebanon, Marion, Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died in 1890, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

James William O'Daniel
1818–1854
Mary Martenna Wheatley
1819–1890
Marriage: about 1845
Susan Ann O'Daniel
1844–1919
Benedict O'Daniel
1846–1930
Mary Jane O'Daniel
1850–1920
Rose Mahley O'Daniel
1852–1932
James O'Daniel
1853–1926

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1845Marion, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 0
    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 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens
    Age 0
    In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.
    1846
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called Wheatley, for example in Essex, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and Yorkshire, or from Whatley in Somerset and Whateley in Warwickshire, all name of which are named with Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’. Compare Whatley .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Wheetley
    Watley
    Wheatly
    Wadley
    Whatley

    Sources (12)

    • Martina Odaniel in household of James Odaniel, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mandy Nevitt in entry for Ben O'Daniel, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
    • Mary Wheatley in entry for Rose M. Odanald, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"

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