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Female Mahala Preston Click to view Mahala Preston in the family tree

Mahala was born on September 20th, 1815 in Virginia.1   Mahala's father was Moses Preston and her mother was Ana (Sparkey) Amos. She had two brothers named David and Jubal.  She was the oldest of the three children. She had three half-brothers named Lorenzo G., Mellon and Booker.  She died at the age of 71 on January 18th, 1887 in Glasgow, Barren Co., Kentucky.  She was buried in Basham/Preston Cemetary.1 1 

Mahala's family with Nathan Basham

‌Mahala and Nathan were married in a religious ceremony on December 20th, 1841 in Barren Co., Kentucky.1   They had four sons and three daughters, named John Moses, Beuford B., William Henry, Harvey E., Irene (Arena), Sarah E. and Sparta A. (Annie).

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