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.

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Family Time Line

John Calvin Tennant
Martha Jane Emory
Sardis Tennant
Otis Tennant
Emery Harrison Tennant
Arile Fletcher Tennant
Arlie Fletcher Tennant
Lester Sterling Dewey Tennant
Zula Mae Tennant
Lula H Tennant

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Parents and Siblings

    George Emery or Emory


    Susanna C Wilson




World Events (8)


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.

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Emery .

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

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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"

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