Martha Jane Emory

Brief Life History of Martha Jane

Martha Jane Emory was born on 26 January 1862, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States as the daughter of George Emery or Emory and Susanna C Wilson. She had at least 5 sons and 2 daughters with John Calvin Tennant. She lived in Harrisville, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Fairmont District, Marion, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 14 May 1940, in Grant Town, Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Daybrook Cemetery, Daybrook, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Calvin Tennant
1861–1918
Martha Jane Emory
1862–1940
Sardis Tennant
1881–1947
Otis Tennant
1885–1928
Emery Harrison Tennant
1889–1889
Arlie Fletcher Tennant
1892–1970
Lester Sterling Dewey Tennant
1898–1954
Zula Mae Tennant
1900–1990
Hazel Lula Tennant
1904–1989

Sources (19)

  • Martha Tenant in household of Sardis Tenant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha Jane Tennant, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Martha Jame in entry for Lester Sterling Tennant, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Emery . This form of the surname has now died out in Britain.

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

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