Martha Elizabeth Calfee

3 January 1827–8 October 1889 (Age 62)
Bibb, Alabama, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Calfee was born on 3 January 1827, in Bibb, Alabama, United States, her father, Evan Adair Calfee, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth W Woods, was 18. She married William Moore Lindsey on 11 October 1842. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 8 October 1889, in Elmo, Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

William Moore Lindsey
1821–1894
Martha Elizabeth Calfee
1827–1889
Marriage: 11 October 1842
William Frederick Lindsey
1844–1862
Martha A Lindsay
1858–
Jane E Lindsay
1864–
Mary Elizabeth Lindsey
1845–1929
James Evan Lindsey
1848–1906
David Alexander Lindsey
1851–1919
Lucy Cross LINDSEY
1852–1916
Martha Lucy Lindsey
1852–
George Patrick Lindsey
1857–1891
Peter S Lindsey
1860–
Percy Hamilton Lindsey
1860–1930
Kinchen Lindsey
1863–1929
Sarah Emiline Lindsey
1867–1945
Sallie E Lindsey
1868–
Margaret Lindsey
1868–1937
Sarah Emily Lindsey
1870–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 October 1842
Coosa, Alabama, United States
children

(16)

    William Frederick Lindsey

    Male1844–1862Male

    Mary Elizabeth Lindsey

    Female1845–1929Female

    Male1848–1906Male

    David Alexander Lindsey

    Male1851–1919Male

    Lucy Cross LINDSEY

    Female1852–1916Female

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 3

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 17

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Name Meaning

English or Scottish: unexplained. The name is recorded in VA from the 18th century on. It could be a variant of English Calf(e) ( see Califf ), or a reduced and altered form of Scottish Mcalpine .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Lindsey in household of William M Lindsey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha E Lindsey in household of W M Lindsey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Lindsey in household of Wm M Lindsey, "United States Census, 1860"

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