Martha Ann Davisson

4 June 1838–1908 (Age 69)
Johnson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Davisson was born on 4 June 1838, in Johnson, Indiana, United States, her father, Hezekiah Davisson, was 57 and her mother, Hannah Bristow, was 41. She married Alfred Dart on 12 March 1857. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Gillam Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died in 1908, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Dart
1820–1928
Martha Ann Davisson
1838–1908
Marriage: 12 March 1857
Josephus DART
1858–
Adelia Dart
1861–1955
George Dart
1863–1953
Alice "Della" Dart
1859–1948
John Franklin Dart
1865–1939
Laura Bell Dart
1870–1929
Alfred DART Jr
1873–
Mary "Mae" DART
1877–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 March 1857
children

(8)

    Josephus DART

    Male1858–Male

    Alice "Della" Dart

    Female1859–1948Female

    Adelia Dart

    Female1861–1955Female

    George Dart

    Male1863–1953Male

    Male1865–1939Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 3

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha A Davison in household of Hezekiah Davison, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Dart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Dart in household of Alford Dart, "United States Census, 1860"

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