Martha Jane Daniels

7 September 1827–31 August 1904 (Age 76)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Daniels was born on 7 September 1827, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry Daniels, was 27 and her mother, Harriet, was 27. She married Alfred Jackson Dunegan on 8 February 1864. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bridges Township, Ozark, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Gainesville, Ozark, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 31 August 1904, in Butler, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Jackson Dunegan
Martha Jane Daniels
Marriage: 8 February 1864
Thomas Dunegan
Clarissa Adeline Dunnegan
Franklin J Dunegan
James C Dunegan

Spouse and Children

8 February 1864


    Thomas Dunegan


    Clarissa Adeline Dunnegan


    Franklin J Dunegan


    James C Dunegan


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Daniels







    Mary Ann Daniels


    James W. Daniels



    Henry Daniels


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 8

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 35

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English, North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Daniel .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Martha J Dunnegin in household of Andrew J Dunnegin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jane Dunigan in household of A J Dunigan, "United States Census, 1870"

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