Martha Jane Endicott

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

The Life 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
1817–1892
Martha Jane Endicott
1820–1917
Marriage: 29 September 1839
Laura Williams
1840–
Nancy Williams
1841–
Tabitha WILLIAMS
1842–
Celia Williams
1844–1911
Cordelia Williams
1846–1902
William Williams
1847–1866
Lysander Williams
1848–1875
Lauretta Williams
1850–1934
Leroy Williams
1852–1861
Martha Ann Williams
1856–1896
John Stark Williams
1858–1867
Samuel Williams
1860–1943
George Robert Williams
1864–1867

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 September 1839
Posey, Indiana, United States
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    James A Endicott

    Male1809–1870Male

    Moses Endicott

    Male1810–Male

    Margaret Elsa Endicott

    Female1815–1878Female

    Sarah Endicott

    Female1816–Female

    Female1820–1917Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1821

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 (3)

  • 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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