Martha Corbett

about 1820–1850 (Age 30)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Corbett was born about 1820, in North Carolina, United States, her father, James Jehovah Corbett, was 41 and her mother, Priscilla Wilson, was 31. She married Albert Pugh on 1 March 1837, in Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Pike, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1850, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Albert Pugh
Martha Corbett
Marriage: 1 March 1837
James Lewis Pugh
Mary E. Pugh
Newton B Pugh
Felix Pugh
Nicholas M. Pugh
Jesse Marion Pugh
George Washington Pugh
Martha Sidney Pugh
Lydia Mary Pugh

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1837Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 0
    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.
    1820 · Making Land more affordable
    Age 0
    "The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 10
    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

    1 English (Shropshire; of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘little crow’, ‘raven’, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English corbet, a diminutive of corb, alluding probably to someone with dark hair or a dark complexion. The name was taken from Shropshire to Scotland in the 12th century and to northern Ireland in the 17th century, and thence to North America by one group of bearers of the name.2 Irish: see Corban .

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Martha Pugh in household of Albert Pugh, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Martha Corbit, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Unknown in entry for Jesse M. Pugh, "Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974"

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