Martha Reagan Emert

Female25 February 1829–10 January 1905

Brief Life History of Martha Reagan

When Martha Reagan Emert was born on 25 February 1829, in Emerts Cove, Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, Daniel George Emert, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Reagan, was 41. She married Henry Butler about 1845, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Harrisburg, Sevier, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 4, Sevier, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 10 January 1905, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Red Bank Cemetery, Sevier, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Butler
Martha Reagan Emert
Marriage: about 1845
Sarah Ann " Sallie" Butler
Jemima Butler
Louisa J. Butler
Martha Elizabeth Butler
Louisa Butler
Daniel Atkins Butler
Nancy Melissa Butler
John E. Butler
Ashley Wynne Butler
John E Butler
Ida Florence Butler
Martha Arabella "Bell" Butler
Henry Campbell Butler

Sources (11)

  • Martha Butler in household of Henry Butler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Emmett in entry for J. W. Wayland, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Martha Butler in household of Henry Butler, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1845Sevier, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (16)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 1

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 6

    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.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 33

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Emmert .

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

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