Martha Rebecca Woodman

Femaleabout 1837–

Brief Life History of Martha Rebecca

Martha Rebecca Woodman was born about 1837, in Michigan, United States. She married Samuel Currier Derby on 3 December 1855, in Dryden, Lapeer, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Almont, Lapeer, Michigan, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Currier Derby
Martha Rebecca Woodman
Marriage: 3 December 1855
John Benjamin Derby
Sarah Ann Derby
James Emerson Derby
Emmaline Derby
Anna Mellisha Derby
William H. Derby
Albert Derby
Bessie Derby

Sources (38)

  • Rebecca Derby in entry for Albert Derby, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Martha Derby in household of Samuel C Derby, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebeka Woodman in entry for Albert Sinfield and Anna Woodman, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1855Dryden, Lapeer, Michigan, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Michigan is the 26th state.


    Age 9

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

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 31

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning


    occupational name for a woodcutter or a forester (compare Woodward ), from Middle English wodeman ‘woodman’. In some instances this may be a variant of Wadman .

    from the Middle English personal name Wudemann (Old English Wuduman, from wudu ‘wood’ + mann ‘man’).

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

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