Martha Elizabeth Payne

about 1870–14 May 1950 (Age 80)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Payne was born about 1870, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, Levi Payne, was 44 and her mother, Martha Golding, was 42. She married John Woltz Johnson on 2 March 1893, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hiwassee, Pulaski, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Lead Mines District, Wythe, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 14 May 1950, in Republic, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Carbon, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Woltz Johnson
Martha Elizabeth Payne
Marriage: 2 March 1893
Glen Elmer Johnson
Truman E Johnson
Rosa Lee Johnson
McCalvin Johnson
Levi Curtis Johnson
Jessie Esrom Johnson
Clarence Johnson
Florence Johnson

Spouse and Children

2 March 1893
Carroll, Virginia, United States


    Glen Elmer Johnson




    McCalvin Johnson


    Levi Curtis Johnson


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 7

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 24

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Paine . This is also a well-established surname in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha E Payne in household of Levi Payne, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lizzie Johnson in household of John Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Johnson in household of John W Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"

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