Martha Matilda Gilbraith

Female16 May 1827–6 June 1860

Brief Life History of Martha Matilda

When Martha Matilda Gilbraith was born on 16 May 1827, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Bartram Gilbreath, was 38 and her mother, Martha Hoskins, was 31. She married John Franklin Newman in 1852, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 6 June 1860, in her hometown, at the age of 33, and was buried in Mount Horeb Cemetery, Jefferson City, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States.

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John Franklin Newman
Martha Matilda Gilbraith
Marriage: 1852
Catherine Cole Newman
James Aaron Newman
Mark Alexander Newman
Sina F. Newman

Sources (4)

  • Martha M Gilbreath, "Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Martha M. Gillbreath in entry for Catharine C. Mcmurray, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Martha M. Gilbreath, "Tennessee, Marriages, 1796-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1852Tennessee, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (4)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 8

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.


    Age 19

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: see Galbraith .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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