Martha Petty

Femaleabout 1835–

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Petty was born about 1835, in Attleborough, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Petty, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Bates, was 21. She married William Halladay on 7 August 1859, in Attleborough, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Fillongley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

William Halladay
Martha Petty
Marriage: 7 August 1859
Alfred George Halladay
Eliza Sarah Halladay
Maria Elizabeth Halliday
Sarah Anne Halladay
Arthur Thomas Halladay
Annie Jane Halladay
Mary Ann Halladay
William Halladay
Amy Halladay

Sources (17)

  • Martha Petty in household of Joseph Petty, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Martha Petty, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Martha Petty, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 August 1859Attleborough, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 8

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 19

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 45

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Petit . The name is also found inIreland, the main branch there having been established in County Kerryin the 17th century by Sir William Petty.

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

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