Martha Jane Endicott

4 March 1820–31 December 1917 (Age 97)
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Endicott was born on 4 March 1820, in Kentucky, United States, her father, John A Endicott, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Adair, was 27. She married John Stark Williams on 29 September 1839, in Posey, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Linn, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Yellow Creek Township, Linn, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died on 31 December 1917, in Posey, Indiana, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Bucklin, Linn, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Stark Williams
Martha Jane Endicott
Marriage: 29 September 1839
Laura Williams
Nancy Williams
Celia Williams
Cordelia Williams
William Williams
Lysander Williams
Lauretta Williams
Leroy Williams
Martha Ann Williams
John Stark Williams
Samuel Williams
George Robert Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1839Posey, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 10
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 30
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): topographic name for someone who lived ‘at the end of the cottages’, from Middle English, Old English ende ‘end’ + cot ‘cottage’. One locality so named is Endicott in Cadbury, Devon; another is now called Youngcott, in Milton Abbot.

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

    Sources (5)

    • Martha Williams in household of Olive Scott, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Martha J Williams in household of George Coulson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Martha Williams in household of Stark Williams, "United States Census, 1860"

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