Martha Bowlby

about 1736–15 December 1814 (Age 78)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary 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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Jonathan Tuly
Martha Bowlby
Marriage: 22 June 1758
Abraham Tully
Jonathan Tully
Mary Tuley
Thomas Tuley
Joseph Tuley

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  • Marriage
    22 June 1758New Jersey, United States
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    World Events (6)

    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."
    Age 40
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    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 (Yorkshire): 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 ‘farmstead, settlement’.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Martha in entry for Mary Tuly, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
    • Martha Brown, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
    • Martha Tuly, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"

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