Martha Amelia Savannah

Simpson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Martha Amelia

Martha Amelia Savannah was born in 1843, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States. She married George Martin Whitaker on 3 June 1858, in Logan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

George Martin Whitaker
Martha Amelia Savannah
Marriage: 3 June 1858
William Jesse Whitaker
Eliza Jane Whitaker
Henry Ephriam Whitaker
Melvina Rachel Whitaker

Spouse and Children

3 June 1858
Logan, Kentucky, United States


World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 7

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 32

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Morttia A Whitaker in household of George Whitaker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sylvina Mays, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • S. Savanah, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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