Martha Elizabeth Sifers

17 February 1865–6 March 1952 (Age 87)
Buchanan, Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Sifers was born on 17 February 1865, in Buchanan, Virginia, United States, her father, Jonathan Linder Sifers, was 32 and her mother, Josephine Colley, was 24. She married John Wesley Puckett on 1 July 1886, in Dickerson, Montgomery, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Sand Lick Magisterial District, Dickenson, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Dickenson, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 6 March 1952, in Haysi, Dickenson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Haysi, Dickenson, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Puckett
1865–1932
Martha Elizabeth Sifers
1865–1952
Marriage: 1 July 1886
Mary Magdaline Puckett
1887–1930
Winnie Elizabeth Puckett
1890–1979
Fannie Lillian Puckett
1892–1938
Rebecca Alice Puckett
1894–1927
Alvin E. Puckett
1897–1939
Marion Caudle Puckett
1900–1961
Guida Landress Puckett
1903–
Una Girthel Puckett
1906–1966
Lacy Pucket
1914–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 July 1886
Dickerson, Montgomery, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Mary Magdaline Puckett

    Female1887–1930Female

    Winnie Elizabeth Puckett

    Female1890–1979Female

    Fannie Lillian Puckett

    Female1892–1938Female

    Rebecca Alice Puckett

    Female1894–1927Female

    Alvin E. Puckett

    Male1897–1939Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Linder Sifers

    Male1833–1896Male

    Josephine Colley

    Female1840–1936Female

siblings

(8)

    James Colley Sifers

    Male1860–1948Male

    Amos Sifers

    Male1861–1861Male

    Elijah Sifers

    Male1861–1878Male

    Eli Sifers

    Male1863–1863Male

    Female1865–1952Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Possibly a Dutch variant of Sievers .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Sifers in household of Jonathan Sifers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha E Puckett in household of John W Puckett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha E Pucket in household of John W Pucket, "United States Census, 1930"

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