Martha Elizabeth Eure

February 1855–1925 (Age 69)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth

Martha Elizabeth Eure was born in February 1855, in Mississippi, United States. She married William Franklin Rochester , Jr on 20 November 1879, in Leake, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Scott, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Beat 3, Scott, Mississippi, United States in 1910. She died in 1925, at the age of 70, and was buried in Scott, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Franklin Rochester , Jr
1857–1907
Martha Elizabeth Eure
1855–1925
Marriage: 20 November 1879
Otho Oglethorpe Rochester
1882–1958
Joy E Rochester
1887–
Joy E. Rochester
1887–
Earle Rhoden Rochester
1889–1977
Willie Oliver Clifton Rochester
1895–1974
Annie Eva Rochester
1896–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1879
Leake, Mississippi, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861

Age 6

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain.1. Probably of English origin, a topographic name from Middle English evre ‘edge of an escarpment’, ‘brow of a hill’, Old English (unattested) yfer. 2. Alternatively, perhaps a variant of Scottish Ure .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mattie E Rochester, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mattie E Rochester in household of William F Rochester, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Elizabeth Eure Rochester, "Find A Grave Index"

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