Martha J Kerby

14 January 1816–21 May 1896 (Age 80)
Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Martha J

When Martha J Kerby was born on 14 January 1816, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, her father, David Robert Kerby, was 20 and her mother, Mary Jane Roland, was 21. She married John Wesley Rice on 17 May 1835, in Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 21 May 1896, in Caldwell Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Exline, Appanoose, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Rice
1809–1879
Martha J Kerby
1816–1896
Marriage: 17 May 1835
Elizabeth Ann 'Betsy' Rice
1836–1921
James Weston Rice
1839–1846
Mary Jane Rice
1841–1944
Sarah Nancy Rice
1844–1910
David Fulton Rice
1846–1922
Hassendana Rice
1849–1852
William Olney Rice
1851–1935
John Franklin Rice
1854–1932
Louis Kossuth Rice
1856–1909
Ida Belle Rice
1859–1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1835Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 2
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1843
    Age 27
    Historical Boundaries: 1843: Appanoose, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Appanoose, Iowa, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Kirby .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kirby

    Sources (26)

    • Martha Rice in household of John W Rice, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Martha Kirby in entry for John W Rice, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Martha Kirby in entry for John F Rice, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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