Martha Emma Zetta Patton

Female3 January 1862–29 July 1940

Brief Life History of Martha Emma Zetta

When Martha Emma Zetta Patton was born on 3 January 1862, in Adams, Ohio, United States, her father, Nathaniel Campbell Patton, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann Thompson, was 34. She married Reverend John Knox Montgomery Sr on 25 December 1882. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Xenia Township, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Union Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 July 1940, in New Concord, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in New Concord Cemetery, New Concord, Muskingum, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reverend John Knox Montgomery Sr
Martha Emma Zetta Patton
Marriage: 25 December 1882
Mary Grace Montgomery
John Knox Montgomery Jr.
Don or Alonzo Patton Montgomery
Geneva K. Montgomery
Robert Nathaniel Montgomery
Paul Spence Montgomery

Sources (12)

  • Emma P Montgomery in household of J Knox Montgomery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Montgomery, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Emma Patton in entry for D P Montgomery and Gertrude Eckstrom, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1882
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


    Age 24

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English, northern Irish, and Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scottish personal name Patun, Paton, an Old French diminutive of Pat(e), a pet form of Patrick. Compare Patrick and Pattinson .

    History: The American general George Patton (1885–1945) was born in San Gabriel, CA, into a family with a long military tradition. His earliest American ancestor, Robert Patton, had emigrated from Scotland to VA c. 1770.

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

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