Martha Nenette Argent

Brief Life History of Martha Nenette

When Martha Nenette Argent was born on 18 December 1840, in Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States, her father, Daniel Argent, was 34 and her mother, Mary Ann Funston, was 12. She married Joshua Jesse Armitage on 29 October 1857, in Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Smith, Meagher, Montana, United States in 1880. She died on 30 October 1904, in Wolf Creek, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Madison River Cemetery, Ennis, Madison, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Jesse Armitage
Martha Nenette Argent
Marriage: 29 October 1857
Charles Isaac Armitage
William Albert Armitage
Jesse Argent Armitage
Mary Louise Armitage
Charles Harry Armitage
John Thomas Armitage
Rommel Joseph Armitage
George Comfort Armitage
Mabel Nenette Armitage

Sources (18)

  • Martha Armitage in household of Isaac Armitage, "United States Census, 1860"
  • M N Argent, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Martha Nenette Armitage, "Find A Grave Index"

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EARLIEST KNOWN BURIAL: Ellis Hopkins Lee BIRTH 1833 Darlington, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA DEATH 1860 (aged 26–27) Ennis, Madison County, Montana, USA BURIAL Madison Valley Cemetery Ennis, Madison County, Montana, USA MEMORIAL ID 142228346

Name Meaning

English: from Old French argent ‘silver’, hence probably a nickname for someone with silver-gray hair, or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a silversmith or moneyer.

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

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