Martha Connell

1 April 1823–18 September 1894 (Age 71)
Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Connell was born on 1 April 1823, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, her father, William E Connell, was 23 and her mother, Mrs. William E. Connell, was 18. She married Josiah Newton Reed about 1847, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 18 September 1894, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Dido, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Newton Reed
1823–1896
Martha Connell
1823–1894
Marriage: about 1847
Elizabeth Jane Reed
1848–1922
Matilda Ann Reed
1849–1925
William Benton Reed Sr
1852–1921
Adline Reed
1854–
Martha A Read
1855–
Rosalyn Sintha Reed
1856–1933
Samuel Reed
1858–
Francis F Read
1860–
Arzila Reed
1861–
Robert Lerner Reed
1862–1938
Parker or James Reed
1870–1916
John Read
1870–
Ewing Read
1873–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1847
Gibson, Tennessee, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 12

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McConnell or O'Connell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha C Read in household of J N Read, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha C Read in household of J N Read, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Connell in entry for W B Reed, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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