Martha Amelia Savannah

1843–
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
1834–
Martha Amelia Savannah
1843–
Marriage: 3 June 1858
William Jesse Whitaker
1859–1932
Eliza Jane Whitaker
1865–1949
Henry Ephriam Whitaker
1861–1928
Melvina Rachel Whitaker
1862–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 June 1858
Logan, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

World Events (8)

1846

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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