Martha Adeline Roberts

25 November 1831–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Adeline

When Martha Adeline Roberts was born on 25 November 1831, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Zachariah Roberts, was 20 and her mother, Naomi McKinney, was 20. She married Christopher Searcy on 20 June 1850. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Collin, Collin, Texas, United States in 1850 and Justice Precinct 6, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1880.

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Christopher Searcy
Martha Adeline Roberts
Marriage: 20 June 1850
George Searcy
William A Searcy
Wilkes Alexander Searcy
Zachariah Searcy
Laura Alice Searcy
Christopher Searcy
Albert G Searcy
James Searcy
John B. Searcy

Spouse and Children

20 June 1850


    George Searcy


    William A Searcy


    Wilkes Alexander Searcy


    Zachariah Searcy


    James Searcy


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World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 4

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.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 13

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 31

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

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • M A Roberts in household of Z Roberts, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Searcy in household of Chris Searcy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Adeline Roberts in entry for John B. Searcy, "New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945"

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