Martha Alice Guinn

3 June 1888–28 February 1975 (Age 86)
Gassville, Baxter, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Martha Alice

When Martha Alice Guinn was born on 3 June 1888, in Gassville, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, her father, William Marion Guinn, was 24 and her mother, Ida Phrenoise Perkins, was 18. She married Jesse William Davenport on 21 September 1915, in Marion, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Creek Township, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 28 February 1975, in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Exeter, Tulare, California, United States.

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Jesse William Davenport
Martha Alice Guinn
Marriage: 21 September 1915
Myrtle Velma Davenport
Nellie Mae Davenport
Ethel Alene Davenport
Zora Nanny Davenport
Zedna Ida Davenport
Harley Elvis Davenport
Virgie Hazel Davenport

Spouse and Children

21 September 1915
Marion, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 3

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of McQuinn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha A Guinn in household of William M Guinn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha A Guinn in household of William M Guinn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Devenport in household of John W Devenport, "United States Census, 1930"

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