Martha Bouton

Female27 September 1789–28 August 1827

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Bouton was born on 27 September 1789, in Rensselaerville, Albany, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Bouton, was 17 and her mother, Ada Ball, was 25. She married Seth Fancher on 23 March 1810, in Harpersfield, Delaware, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 28 August 1827, in Worcester, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Maple View Cemetery, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Seth Fancher
Martha Bouton
Marriage: 23 March 1810
Adah G Fancher
Emily Caroline Fancher
Samuel B. Fancher
Jacob W. Fancher
Alva Fancher
Stephen B Fancher
Miriam Malissa Fancher
Hiram S Fancher

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha Bouton - Government record: birth: before 1795;
  • Martha Bouton Fancher, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1810Harpersfield, Delaware, New York, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries 1791: Otsego, New York, United States

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 11

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning


    nickname for someone with a prominent wart, carbuncle, or boil, from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob, lump, excrescence’ (from bo(u)ter ‘to thrust or strike’).

    metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French bo(u)ton, the same word as above, specialized to mean ‘button’.

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

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