Martha Cherry

1766–1818 (Age 52)
Bertie, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Martha

When Martha Cherry was born in 1766, in Bertie, North Carolina, British Colonial America, her father, Solomon Cherry, was 53 and her mother, Sarah Jo Eley, was 28. She married Soloman Freeman in 1745, in United States. They were the parents of at least 15 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1818, in Bertie, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Soloman Freeman
1738–1788
Martha Cherry
1766–1818
Elisha Freeman
1728–1793
James Freeman
1786–1842
Martha F. Freeman
Joseph Freeman
1760–
Francis Freeman
1762–
Anna Freeman
1764–
John Freeman
1766–
David Freeman
1768–
Sarah Freeman
1770–
Joseph Freeman
1772–
James Freeman
1772–
Frances Freeman
1774–
Child Freeman
1774–
Joseph
1774–
Susanna Freeman
1775–1835
Frances Freeman
1776–
John Freeman
1777–
John
1778–
David Freeman
1779–
Sarah F. Freeman
1780–1825
Sarah Freeman
1780–1863
David
1780–
Anne
1782–
James Freeman
1784–1842
Sarah
1784–
James
1786–
Mr. Freeman
1788–
Martha Freeman
1788–

Spouse and Children

children

(28)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Mary Alice Cherry

    Female1730–1798Female

    Cader Cherry

    Male1732–Male

    Thomas Robert Cherry

    Male1733–1812Male

    William Cherry

    Male1734–Male

    James Cherry

    Male1740–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 1

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 15

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.2 Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch .

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

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