Martha Ghent

1765–1816 (Age 51)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Ghent was born in 1765, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, her father, Edward Gant, was 21 and her mother, Elizabeth Carey, was 16. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1816, at the age of 51.

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Edward Gant
Elizabeth Carey
Carey Gant
Cary Gant
Thomas Gant
Martha Ghent
John Gant
Thomas Ghent
Sarah E Gant

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World Events (8)


Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 11

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 16

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Ghent in Flanders. Compare Gent .

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

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