Martha Rowe

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Rowe was born on 7 April 1792, her father, Rev Joshua Rowe Sr, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Rigbey, was 33. She married Jeffery Robertson on 7 February 1811, in Warren, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 5 July 1858, in Covington, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Jeffery Robertson
1792–1864
Martha Rowe
1792–1858
Marriage: 7 February 1811
Emily Robertson
1811–1894
Lycia Ann Robertson
1813–1882
Agnes Alice Robertson
1814–
Sarah Rowe Robertson
1816–1884
John Davis Robertson
1816–1891
Norvell Roe Robertson
1818–1890
Matthew Robertson
1820–1900
Jeffery Robertson
1822–1900
George W Robertson
1825–1862
Martha Robertson
1827–1889
Margaret Jane Robertson
1829–1907
Adonerium Judson Robertson
1834–1902
Benjamin Franklin Robertson
1836–1862

Sources (2)

  • Martha Robertson in household of Jeffery Robertson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha Rowe -

World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1798 · Mississippi is Organized as an American Territory

The �Mississippi territory existed from April 7, 1798, to December 10, 1817, when the western half became the state of Mississippi and the eastern half became Alabama Territory. The territory was given up by Spain through the Treaty of Madrid.

1812

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English rowe (Old English rāw) ‘row’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses in a street, or habitational, for someone who lived in a place so named. Compare Rawe and Rew .

English (of Norman origin): variant of Rolfe , Ralph , or Rough . Compare Rowson .

East German: habitational name from any of the places called Rowe, Rowa, Rowe(n). Compare Rowen .

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

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