Martha Edwards

about 1819–
Union, Union, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Edwards was born about 1819, in Union, Union, South Carolina, United States, her father, Repps Edwards, was 49 and her mother, Elizabeth Bennett, was 47.

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Family Time Line

Repps Edwards
1770–1840
Elizabeth Bennett
1772–1845
Solomon Edwards
1794–1872
Sarah Sally Edwards
1795–1843
Jane Edwards
1800–
William Hiram Edwards
1801–
Celia Edwards
1804–
Nancy Edwards
1805–
Isaac Edwards
1811–
Martha Edwards
about 1819–
Reverend Bennett Edwards
1807–1878
Jonathan Bennett Edwards
1809–1884
Hiram H Edwards
1816–1882

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World Events (3)

about 1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age NaN
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal
Age 1
The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1822 · Slave Rebellion
Age 3
"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of Edward , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also very common among African Americans.History: One of the earliest American bearers of this very common English surname was William Edwards, the son of Rev. Richard Edwards, a London clergyman in the age of Elizabeth I, who came to New England c. 1640. His descendant Jonathan (1703–58), of East Windsor, CT, was a prominent Congregational clergyman whose New England theology led to the first Great Awakening, a great religious revival.

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

Possible Related Names

Edward

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha Edwards - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Martha Edwards

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