Martha Ghent

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

The Life Summary 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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Martha Ghent
William Carson
Margaret Carson
Charlotte Carson
Thomas Carson

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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

(1997: 437;2007: 918; 2010: 1302)English: habitational name from Ghent (Gent in Dutch), a city in Flanders, Belgium. Compare Gent .

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

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