Martha Bushnell Story

2 February 1840–3 January 1916 (Age 75)
New York, United States

The Life of Martha Bushnell

When Martha Bushnell Story was born on 2 February 1840, in New York, United States, her father, Stephen Story, was 32 and her mother, Lucy B. French, was 28. She married Edwin Lambkin on 9 July 1873, in Huron, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 January 1916, in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Kingsley, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Lambkin
Martha Bushnell Story
Marriage: 9 July 1873
Byrne Story Lambkin
Lucy Mary Lambkin

Spouse and Children

9 July 1873
Huron, Michigan, United States





    Lucy Mary Lambkin


Parents and Siblings

    Stephen Story


    Lucy B. French




World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 7

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant spelling of Storey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha B Lambkin in household of Edwin Lambkin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha B Lambkin in household of Edwin Lambkin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha B Milke in household of Leonard Milke, "United States Census, 1910"

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