Martha Wilbourn

November 1859–before 1869 (Age 9)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Wilbourn was born in November 1859, in Alabama, United States, her father, William Wilbourn, was 41 and her mother, Lucinda Sharp, was 36. She married George Washington Wilson on 6 September 1877, in United States. She lived in Jackson, Alabama, United States in 1860. She died before 1869, at the age of 8.

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World Events (5)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 2

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Alabama Ratifies the 13th Amendment

Age 6

Alabama ratified the 13th Amendment on December 2, 1865. The Thirteenth Amendment officially became part of the Constitution on December 6, 1865. Roughly 440,000 Alabamians born into slavery were freed and made citizens. However, loopholes in the law made this a slow process.

Name Meaning

English: see Wilburn .

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

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  • Martha Wilborn in household of Wm Wilborn, "United States Census, 1860"

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