Martha Bowlby

about 1736–15 December 1814 (Age 79)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Martha

Martha Bowlby was born about 1736 as the daughter of Thomas Bowsley. She married Jonathan Tuly on 22 June 1758, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 15 December 1814, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Tuly
1734–1768
Martha Bowlby
1736–1814
Marriage: 22 June 1758
Abraham Tully
1758–
Jonathan Tully
1760–1823
Mary Tuley
1764–
Thomas Tuley
1764–
Joseph Tuley
1764–1825

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 June 1758
New Jersey, United States
children

(5)

    Abraham Tully

    Male1758–Male

    Jonathan Tully

    Male1760–1823Male

    Mary Tuley

    Female1764–Female

    Thomas Tuley

    Male1764–Male

    Joseph Tuley

    Male1764–1825Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Bowsley

    MaleMale

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1775

Age 39

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1776

Age 40

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780

Age 44

"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Boulby in North Yorkshire or Bulby in Lincolnshire, both of which are named with the Old Norse byname Boli (from boli ‘bull’) + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Brown, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Martha Tuly, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985"
  • Martha in entry for Mary Tuly, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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