Martha Eleanor McGee

14 September 1839–11 January 1905 (Age 65)
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Eleanor

When Martha Eleanor McGee was born on 14 September 1839, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, her father, William McGee, was 34 and her mother, Martha Patterson, was 37. She married Arthur H. Bell about 1855. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Lincoln, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Edinburg, Leake, Mississippi, United States in 1880. She died on 11 January 1905, in Leake, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mcgee Cemetery, Marydell, Leake, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Webster Henderson
1831–1916
Martha Eleanor McGee
1839–1905
Marriage: 27 April 1865
W J Henderson
1855–1875
Alfy L Henderson
1893–
Alice Tennessee Henderson
1866–1915
Cora Lee Henderson
1868–1961
Lula Henderson
1870–1904
Walter Gray Henderson
1873–1950
Daniel Wilson Henderson Jr
1875–1953
Lilla Oma Henderson
1877–1956
Nora Myrtle Henderson
1880–1912
Nora Myrtle Riddell
1880–1969

Spouse and Children

    Daniel Webster Henderson

    Male1831–1916Male

    Female1839–1905Female

MARRIAGE
27 April 1865
children

(10)

    W J Henderson

    Male1855–1875Male

    Alice Tennessee Henderson

    Female1866–1915Female

    Female1868–1961Female

    Lula Henderson

    Female1870–1904Female

    Male1873–1950Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 7

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1861

Age 22

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ ( see McCoy ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elianor Henderson in household of Daniel Henderson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha E Mcgee in household of William Mcgee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Elde Mcgee in entry for Nora Myrtle Riddell, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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