Martha Eldred

20 June 1720–10 October 1778 (Age 58)
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Eldred was born on 20 June 1720, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, William Eldred, was 27 and her mother, Mary Wilbur, was 24. She married Job Card on 1 November 1756, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 10 October 1778, in North Kingstown, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, at the age of 58.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Martha? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Job Card
Martha Eldred
Marriage: 1 November 1756
Matthew Card
Bowen C Card
Martha Card
Robert Card
Stephen Eldred Card
Job Card

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1756North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    +2 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1723 · Pirates Hung in Newport
    Age 3
    On July 17, 1723, twenty-eight pirates are hung in Newport, Rhode Island.
    1763 · First Synagogue in America
    Age 43
    The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.
    1772 · The Gaspee Affair
    Age 52
    On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Aldred . This form of the surname is widespread in eastern England, especially in Essex.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (6)

    • Martha in entry for Card, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
    • Martha Eldred, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"
    • Martha Eldreg, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.