Martha E Cullum

Brief Life History of Martha E

When Martha E Cullum was born on 3 July 1860, in Illinois, United States, her father, Rev. George Washington Cullom, was 44 and her mother, Miriam J. Mann, was 35. She married John I. Radcliff on 19 October 1879, in Fayette, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Sefton Township, Fayette, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Cypert Township, White, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 7 July 1932, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Shady Grove Cemetery, Shady Grove, White, Tennessee, United States.

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John I. Radcliff
Martha E Cullum
Marriage: 19 October 1879
Maud May Radcliff
Burton Radcliff
Julia Radcliff
Lula M. Radcliff
George Benjamin Radcliff
Alvin Isaac Radcliff
Ruby Radcliff
Edna Wave Radcliff

Sources (8)

  • Mattie Radciff in household of Milton Wallace, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha E. Cullom Radcliff, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Martha E Cullom in entry for Wave Radcliff, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)


Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

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.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, in part from places in Oxfordshire and Berkshire called Culham, or from Colham Green in Middlesex. The first is named with an Old English personal name Cūla + hamm ‘river meadow’; the Berkshire name is from Old English cyln ‘kiln’ + Old English hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘river meadow’; and the Middlesex name is from the Old English personal name Cola + hamm ‘river meadow’.

Scottish: possibly a shortened form of McCollum .

English: variant of Colomb 2.

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

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