Mahala Harris1

ID#573, b. 17 August 1847, d. 4 September 1940
Father: Benjamin Harris
Mother: Nancy Agnes Campbell

Birth date: 17 August 1847
Birth place: Fork Ridge, Marshall County, Virginia.2

Another spelling of her first name is Mahela.3

Mahala married Oliver Perry Lydick, son of Samuel Lydick and Catherine Fair.4

Mahala died at age 93 on 4 September 1940 at Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.2 Mahala's body was interred on 7 September 1940 in the Greenwood Cemetery, 1526 National Road, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.2

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1850Marshall County, VirginiaMahala Harris, female, age 4, born in Va
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1850)5
1860Marshall County, VirginiaMahela Harris, female, age 13, born in Va, attended school
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1860)6
1870Marshall County, West VirginiaMahela Lydick, female, age 23, born in West Va, keeping house
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)3

Deceased Children of Mahala Harris and Oliver Perry Lydick:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=2 Sep 2012

Citations

  1. [S656] Marshall County Civil War Soldiers' Obituaries, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, George W. Harris Obituary, online http://www.lindapages.com/cwar/cwobits.htm
  2. [S1565] Malhala Harris Lydick, Certificate of Death, Ohio County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1983556_0000411.jpg.
  3. [S1322] Perry Lydick household, 1870 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Glen Easton Post Office, page 29 (420 stamped), National Archives micropublication M593_1693.
  4. [S23] Marshall County Historical Society, compiler, History of Marshall County West Virginia, 1984, Submitted by Celesta Ann Bonar Ebersole, p. 153.
  5. [S1075] Benjamin Harris household, 1850 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, 33rd District, pages 328 stamped (655 handwritten) and 328B, National Archives micropublication M432_959.
  6. [S1095] Benjamin Harris household, 1860 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Moundsville Post Office, page 121, National Archives micropublication M653_1360.
  7. [S1552] Birtie E. Lydick, Marshall County Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 4132553_00064.jpg.
  8. [S1553] George Lydick, Marshall County Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 4132553_00099.jpg.