Martha J Kerby

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

The Life 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, Appanoose, Iowa Territory, 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 1835
Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri, United States
children

(10)

    Elizabeth Ann 'Betsy' Rice

    Female1836–1921Female

    James Weston Rice

    Male1839–1846Male

    Female1841–1944Female

    Sarah Nancy Rice

    Female1844–1910Female

    David Fulton Rice

    Male1846–1922Male

+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. 
1846

Age 30

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Kirby .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Rice in household of John W Rice, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Rice in household of J W Rice, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Rice in household of John W Rice, "United States Census, 1870"

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