Martha Jane Emory

26 January 1862–14 May 1940 (Age 78)
Monongalia, Virginia, United States

The Life 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 6 sons and 2 daughters with John Calvin Tennant. She lived in Blacksville, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Harrisville, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1910. 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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

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
Arile Fletcher Tennant
1892–
Arlie Fletcher Tennant
1892–1970
Lester Sterling Dewey Tennant
1898–1954
Zula Mae Tennant
1900–1990
Lula H Tennant
1904–

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Emery or Emory

    MaleMale

    Susanna C Wilson

    Female1834–1912Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 2

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

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Emery .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha J Tennant in household of John C Tennant, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Emory in household of Geo Wilson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Tennant in household of John C Tennant, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.