Martha Jane Kendall

1839–1910 (Age 71)
Morgan, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Kendall was born in 1839, in Morgan, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jesse Kendall, was 37 and her mother, Jane Brown, was 34. She married John B. Stiles in 1862. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Collin, Texas, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 6, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1900. She died in 1910, in Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Samuel A Stinnett
Martha Jane Kendall
Marriage: 1 November 1870
Andrew Weaver Stinnett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1870Grayson, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Grayson, Texas, United States
    Age 22
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 11384;2007: 22418; 2010: 31209)English: habitational name from Kendal in Cumbria, which takes its name from the river Kent + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’, or from the valley of the river Kent itself.English (of Welsh origin): from an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Cynddelw, which was borne by a famous 12th-century Welsh poet. It probably derives from a Celtic word meaning ‘exalted, high’ + delw ‘image, effigy’.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Martha J Pickard in household of Samuel C Pickard, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Martha Stiles, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
    • Martha Jane Kendall in entry for Nevada E Goss, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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