Martha Ann Haseltine

4 February 1827–1909 (Age 81)
Independence, Independence, Allegany, New York, United States

The Life of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Haseltine was born on 4 February 1827, in Independence, Independence, Allegany, New York, United States, her father, Ezekiel Stevens Heseltine, was 27 and her mother, Diana Campbell, was 19. She married Cephas Charles Nelson on 6 November 1850. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Sweden Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Sweden, Sweden Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died in 1909, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bingham Center, Bingham Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cephas Charles Nelson
Martha Ann Haseltine
Marriage: 6 November 1850
Bertha Nelson

Spouse and Children

6 November 1850


    Bertha Nelson


Parents and Siblings

    Ezekiel Stevens Heseltine


    Diana Campbell





    Clementine G Heseltine


    Melinda S Heseltine


    Minerva D Heseltine


World Events (8)

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 3

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 36

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Haselden .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha A Nelson in household of Cephas C Nelson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Nelson in household of Cefus Nelson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Nelson in household of Cephas A Nelson, "United States Census, 1880"

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