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 6 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 10 October 1778, in North Kingstown, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Job Card
1723–1802
Martha Eldred
1720–1778
Marriage: 1 November 1756
Matthew Card
1757–
Bowen C Card
1758–1793
Martha Card
1765–
Robert Card
Bowen Card
1759–1793
Stephen Eldred Card
1761–1836
Job Card
1769–1802

Spouse and Children

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

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +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

    Aldred

    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"

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