Martha Brelsford

21 February 1717–
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Brelsford was born on 21 February 1717, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Brelsford, was 33 and her mother, Rebecca Hedley, was 29. She married Gabriel Van Horn on 4 May 1733, in Penn, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. She died in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Van Horn
1716–1789
Martha Brelsford
1717–
Marriage: 4 May 1733
Jacob Van Horn
1737–
Elizabeth Van Horn
1739–1778
Rebecca Van Horn
1739–1819
Gabriel Peterson Van Horn
1740–1815
Peter Van Horn
1740–1824
Martha Van Horn
1748–1796
Gabriel Peterson Van Horn
1742–
Elizabeth Van Horn
1746–1806
Isiah Van Horn
1750–
Peter Van Horn
1751–1808
John Van Horn
1751–1811
Charity Van Horn
1752–1837
Jacob Van Horn
1754–1810
Elias Van Horn
1759–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1733Penn, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 59
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 59
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1780
    Age 63
    Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Brailsford .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Brailsford

    Sources (5)

    • Martha Brelsford, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
    • Martha Brelsford, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"

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