Martha Piety Grantham

28 May 1841–before 1876 (Age 34)
Irwin, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary 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, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

James C Carlton
1833–1864
Martha Piety Grantham
1841–1876
Marriage: 11 November 1856
Henry Bascom Carlton
1857–1926
James Alphesus Carlton
1860–1946

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World Events (6)

1845
Age 4
Florida is 27th state.
1846
Age 5
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861
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: 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.

Possible Related Names

Graham
Grant

Sources (8)

  • Martha Granthan in household of Daniel Granthan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Piety Grantham, "Florida, County Marriages, 1830-1957"
  • Piety Grantham in entry for Henry Bascom Carlton, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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