Mahala Knight Gault

Birth
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 27 Apr 1859 (aged 68)
Weedsport, Cayuga County, New York, USA
Burial Weedsport, Cayuga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 108291970 · View Source
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Mahala (Knight) Gault was the daughter of Olney and Mary (Philip) Knight. She was the wife of William Gault. They were married Alexandria, New York December 14, 1806. William died August 31, 1826.

US CENSUS
July 19, 1850
Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
BARNUM
Thaddeus age 45, b1805 NY, farmer
Lydia age 37, b1813 NY
son Francis age 16, b1834 NY, farmer
son Eugene age 1, b1849 NY
Mary Hough age 18, b1832 NY
mot-in-law Mahala GAULT age 60, b1790

Obituary
Northern Christian Advocate
April 11, 1860
GAULT.--Mrs. Mahala Gault died April 27th, 1859, at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. Stephen Hedges, Weedsport, New York, aged 68 years. This mother in Israel embraced religion when seventeen years of age, and from that time has been a devoted member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, until called home. At her conversion she was passionately fond of dress and ornaments. These ornaments were then laid aside and never to be resumed. She put on the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which, in God's sight, is of great price. She was adorned with the riches of grace and good works--the jewelry of heaven. In the early years of Methodism, her home was long the home of the itinerant. She loved the house of God, and gave her warm and hearty support to all the interests of the Church. She was a woman of great faith, of deep and uniform piety. In faith she lived, and in faith she fell asleep.
Written by Rev. W. I. H.


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  • Created by: MaryJane Haight-Eckert
  • Added: 10 Apr 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 108291970
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mahala Knight Gault (18 Jul 1790–27 Apr 1859), Find a Grave Memorial no. 108291970, citing Weedsport Rural Cemetery, Weedsport, Cayuga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by MaryJane Haight-Eckert (contributor 46560908) .