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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Christopher Searcy
1814–
Martha Adeline Roberts
1831–
Marriage: 20 June 1850
George Searcy
1851–
William A Searcy
1853–
Wilkes Alexander Searcy
1856–1935
Zachariah Searcy
1857–
Laura Alice Searcy
1861–
Christopher Searcy
1864–
Albert G Searcy
1872–
James Searcy
1858–
John B. Searcy
1866–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 June 1850
Collin,Texas
children

(9)

    George Searcy

    Male1851–Male

    William A Searcy

    Male1853–Male

    Wilkes Alexander Searcy

    Male1856–1935Male

    Zachariah Searcy

    Male1857–Male

    James Searcy

    Male1858–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.