Martha Brelsford

21 February 1717–
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Brelsford was born on 21 February 1717, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Brelsford, was 45 and her mother, Rebecca Headley, was 29. She married Gabriel Van Horn on 4 May 1733, in Penn, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 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
Rachel Van Horn
1739–1819
Peter Van Horn
1740–
Martha Van Horn
1748–1796
Gabriel Van Horn
1742–
Isiah Van Horn
1750–
Peter Van Horn
1751–1808
Charity Van Horn
1752–1837
Jacob Van Horn
1754–1810
Elias Van Horn
1759–
John Van Horn
1760–1811

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 May 1733
Penn, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(12)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Male1708–1788Male

    Rachel Brelsford

    Female1709–Female

    Lydia Brelsford

    Female1710–Female

    Rebecca Brelsford

    Female1716–Female

    Female1717–Female

+8 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: variant of Brailsford .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Brelsford, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"
  • Martha Belsford, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"
  • Martha Brelsford, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"

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