Martha Ayton

1777–1856
Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Ayton was christened on 29 November 1777, in Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Ayton, was 50 and her mother, Elizabeth Page, was 41. She married Robert Matthews on 24 February 1799, in Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1856, in her hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Martha Ayton
1777–1856
Robert Matthews
1777–
Marriage: 24 February 1799
John Matthews
1799–
Mary Matthews
1810–1812
Robert Eaton Matthews
1802–1815
Thomas Matthews
1804–
Even Matthews
1806–1868
Rebecca Page Matthews
1808–
Martha Elizabeth Matthews
1811–
Martha Matthews
1815–1833
Elizabeth Matthews
1817–
Robert Matthews
1820–1843

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1799
Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

  • John Matthews

    Male1799–Male

  • Robert Eaton Matthews

    Male1802–1815Male

  • Thomas Matthews

    Male1804–Male

  • Even Matthews

    Male1806–1868Male

  • Rebecca Page Matthews

    Female1808–Female

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Axton in Kent, named from the Old English personal name Acca + Old English stān ‘stone’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha Ayton in entry for Robert Mathews, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"
  • Martha in entry for Thomas Matthews, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"
  • Martha in entry for Robert Eaton Matthews, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"

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