Malinda <I>Vaught</I> Wampler

Malinda Vaught Wampler

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 19 Jun 1901 (aged 84)
Birds, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
Burial Birds, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 64779759 · View Source
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Felix Wampler, son of George Wampler, Jr. and Elizabeth Steffey Wampler, born Nov. 26, 1816, Wythe County, VA died July 22, 1904. On Oct. 12, 1837 he married Malinda Vaught born June 15, 1817, died June 19, 1901, daughter of Peter and Molly Vaught.
Felix and Malinda Wampler came from Virginia to Washington Township, Knox County, IN. While a resident there Felix bought 80 acres of land in Russell Township, Lawrence County, IL from James Crews for $400, which they moved to on March 9, 1840, bringing along his father and mother whom he cared for in their declining years.
Felix was reared as a farmer, he understood the work and was anxious to secure a new home. At one time he owned 1300 acres in Russell, Bond Township, and Crawford County. Felix and Malinda lived in a log cabin till 1851 when he built a new home. Children of Felix and Malinda Vaught Wampler: Rebecca Wampler Stevenson and Seitzinger (1850-1928), John Wampler (1851-1933), Mary Ellen Wampler Pinkstaff (1853-1939), Firman Wampler (1861-1950).
From History of Lawrence County, Illinois (p. 337)
P.S. Their picture (as well as their children) is found on p. 337 also.


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  • Created by: Gerald Steffy
  • Added: 27 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64779759
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Malinda Vaught Wampler (5 Jun 1817–19 Jun 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64779759, citing Saint Paul Cemetery, Birds, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Gerald Steffy (contributor 47111710) .