Martha Rachel Sansom

17 June 1866–2 April 1948 (Age 81)
Lincoln, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha Rachel

When Martha Rachel Sansom was born on 17 June 1866, in Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, her father, Edward Workman Sansom, was 28 and her mother, Luraine Alice Cummings, was 23. She married Robert J. Vickers about 1887, in Lincoln, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Carroll Magisterial District, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Lawrence Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 2 April 1948, in Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Sampson Saunders Brumfield
Martha Rachel Sansom
Marriage: about 1890
Maude Brumfield
Collis Elsworth Brumfield

Spouse and Children

about 1890


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · Lincoln County Established

Age 1

An ACT establishing the county of Lincoln, was formed out of parts of the counties of Cabell, Putnam, Kanawha and Boone. Passed 23 Feb 1867.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Samson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Nance, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marth R Brumfield in household of S S Brumfield, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha R Brumfield in household of Sampson Brumfield, "United States Census, 1900"

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