Martha Glenn

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Glenn was born from 1736 to 1749, in Virginia, United States, her father, David Glenn, was 45 and her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Cuthbertson, was 50. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with William Wood. She died about 1783.

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William Wood
Martha Glenn
Mildred Wood
William Wood
Jesse Wood
Isaac Wood
John Wood
Nancy Wood
Martha “Patsy” Wood

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  • Albemarle County, Virginia records : will books, no. 4, 5, and 6, 1798-1820

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1758 · Mount Vernon

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1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Irish (Derry and Galway): from Mag Fhloinn, see McGlynn .

English: variant of Glen .

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

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