Martha Rutha Canady

Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Rutha

When Martha Rutha Canady was born in 1813, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, Isaac T. Canady, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Pritchett, was 29. She married Walter M Thedford on 8 July 1838. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1850.

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Walter M Thedford
Martha Rutha Canady
Marriage: 8 July 1838
Delitha Emeline Thedford

Spouse and Children

8 July 1838
Gibson, Tennessee


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 22

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 33

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

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Irish–Scottish Kennedy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Hudford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ruthee Canady, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Ruthee Canady, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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