Martha M. Lewing

1845–June 1879 (Age 34)
Many, Sabine, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Martha M.

When Martha M. Lewing was born in 1845, in Many, Sabine, Louisiana, United States, her father, Bluford M Lewing, was 39 and her mother, Miamma Dupree, was 32. She married Mathew F. T. Peters on 7 September 1865, in Sussex, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Sabine, Louisiana, United States for about 20 years. She died in June 1879, at the age of 34, and was buried in Fisher, Sabine, Louisiana, United States.

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Mathew F. T. Peters
Martha M. Lewing
Marriage: 7 September 1865
Hattie Jane Peters
John-William Sangrey
William Heniker Peters
Emma Jane Peters
Anna M Peters
Bluford Monroe Peters
Thornton Peters
Julian Bellphine Peters

Spouse and Children

    Mathew F. T. Peters



7 September 1865
Sussex, Virginia, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 18

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Loving .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Peters in household of Mathew F Peters, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Lewin in household of B Lewing, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Lewing in household of Blewford Lewing, "United States Census, 1850"

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