Martha Reagan Emert

25 February 1829–10 January 1905 (Age 75)
Emerts Cove, Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life 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 8 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
1826–1916
Martha Reagan Emert
1829–1905
Marriage: about 1845
Mary Butler
1842–1907
Butler
1846–1846
Butler
1850–1850
Butler
1856–1856
Jemima Butler
1856–1861
Sarah Ann " Sallie" Butler
1848–1928
Louisa J. Butler
1849–
Martha Elizabeth Butler
1851–1851
Louisa Butler
1852–1853
Daniel Atkins Butler
1854–1854
Nancy Melissa Butler
1855–1887
John E. Butler
1855–
Ashley Wynne Butler
1857–1945
John E Butler
1859–1878
Ida Florence Butler
1863–1864
Martha Belle Butler
1865–1944
Henry Campbell Butler
1868–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1845
Sevier, Tennessee, United States
children

(17)

+12 More Children

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

Variant spelling of German Emmert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Butler in household of Henry Butler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Butler in household of Henry Butler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • M R Buttler in household of Henry Buttler, "United States Census, 1880"

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