Martha Rutha Canady

1813–October 1862 (Age 49)
Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary 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 had at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died in October 1862, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 49.

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Martha Rutha Canady
Delitha Emeline Thedford
William Thedford

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World Events (7)

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal
Age 7
The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 17
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

(1997: 2522;2007: 6086; 2010: 8958)Altered form of Irish and Scottish Kennedy . Compare Canada , Canaday , and Kanady .

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

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Sources (20)

  • Martha Hudford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ruthee Canady, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • 1860 United States Federal Census for Rutha Pelfred

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