Martha Crook Weeks

Female23 August 1842–10 May 1872

Brief Life History of Martha Crook

When Martha Crook Weeks was born on 23 August 1842, in Salisbury, Addison, Vermont, United States, her father, Ebenezer Holland Weeks, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth D. Dyer, was 28. She married Franklin Hiram Seeley on 27 June 1866, in Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States in 1870. She died on 10 May 1872, at the age of 29, and was buried in Salisbury, Addison, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Hiram Seeley
Martha Crook Weeks
Marriage: 27 June 1866
Louise M. Seely
Rev Frank Barrow Seeley

Sources (7)

  • Martha C Seeley in household of Frank H Seeley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Weeks Seeley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Martha C Weeks, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1866Addison, Vermont, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (5)


    Age 4

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


    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1864 · St. Albans Raid

    Age 22

    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Wicks .

    Americanized form of Norwegian and Swedish Vik .

    History: This surname was brought to North America independently by several different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. One of the earliest on record is Leonard Weeks, who emigrated from Somerset, England, to Portsmouth, NH, some time before 1656. — William Weeks, recorded in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA, from 1653 onward, was probably a cousin or other relative of the John Wickes mentioned at Wickes .

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

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