Martha Piety Grantham

Female28 May 1841–before 1876

Brief Life History of Martha Piety

When Martha Piety Grantham was born on 28 May 1841, in Irwin, Georgia, United States, her father, Rev Daniel M Grantham, was 29 and her mother, Martha Mariah Roberts, was 24. She married James C Carlton on 11 November 1856, in Ocala, Marion, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died before 1876, in Florida, United States.

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James C Carlton
Martha Piety Grantham
Marriage: 11 November 1856
Henry Bascom Carlton
James Alphesus Carlton

Sources (8)

  • Martha Granthan in household of Daniel Granthan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Piety Grantham, "Florida, County Marriages, 1830-1957"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha Piety Grantham - death: before 1876; Florida, United States

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 November 1856Ocala, Marion, Florida, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (16)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 4

    Florida is 27th state.


    Age 5

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 20

    Florida has had 6 Constitutions since it became a state. The first Constitution was drafted in Saint Joseph, now known as Port St. Joe. Presently Florida is governed by the Constitution of 1968.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire): habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, of uncertain origin. The final element is Old English hām ‘homestead’; the first may be Old English grand ‘gravel’ or perhaps a personal name Granta, which probably originated as a byname meaning ‘snarler’. See also Graham .

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

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