Martha Elizabeth Sifers

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

The Life Summary 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 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 Patton Willis Cemetery, Haysi, Dickenson, Virginia, United States.

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John Wesley Puckett
Martha Elizabeth Sifers
Marriage: 1 July 1886
Mary Magdaline "Maggie" Puckett
Winnie Elizabeth Puckett
Fannie Lillian Puckett
Rebecca Alice Puckett
Alvin E. Puckett
Marion Caudle Puckett
Guida Landress Puckett
Una Girthel Puckett
Lacy Pucket

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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 The Amendment was later repealed.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

(1997: 153;2007: 311; 2010: 360)German: variant of Sievers .

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

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Sources (32)

  • Martha Puckett in entry for Floyd Hill, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Martha Sifers in household of Jonathan Sifers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Pucket in entry for Alven Pucket, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

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