Martha Whitesides

1838–13 February 1914 (Age 76)
Gaston, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Whitesides was born in 1838, in Gaston, North Carolina, United States, her father, Major Whitesides, was 49 and her mother, Elizabeth Servis, was 27. She died on 13 February 1914, in Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76.

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Major Whitesides
Elizabeth Servis
Thomas M. Whiteside
Isabella Elmina Whitesides
Edward L. Whitesides
John Calvin Whitesides
Martha Whitesides
Major Connor Whitesides
Elizabeth Ann Whitesides
William E Whitesides
Alexander S. Whitesides
Melvin Walker Whitesides
Margaret Angeline Whitesides

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World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 15

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 24

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Whiteside .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Whitesides in household of Major Whitesides, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha F Whitesides in household of Major Whitesides, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Whitsides, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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