Martha Grooms

Bulloch, Georgia, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Grooms was born on 6 October 1833, in Bulloch, Georgia, United States, her father, George Grooms, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Hagan, was 28. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Jesse Nathaniel Brown. She lived in Georgia, United States in 1870.

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Jesse Nathaniel Brown
Martha Grooms
James Watson Brown
Louisa Brown
Jane Haseltine Brown
Margret Brown

Spouse and Children

    Jesse Nathaniel Brown





    James Watson Brown


    Louisa Brown


    Jane Haseltine Brown


    Margret Brown


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 2

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 32

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Groom .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Brown in household of Jesse Brown, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Groom in household of George Groom, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Brown in household of Elizabeth Grooms, "United States Census, 1870"

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