Martha Rowlett

28 December 1761–14 August 1809 (Age 47)
Chesterfield, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Martha

When Martha Rowlett was born on 28 December 1761, in Chesterfield, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Rowlett, was 51 and her mother, Frances Worsham, was 34. She married William Clarke before 1790, in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 14 August 1809, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Clarke, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Clarke
1762–1846
Martha Rowlett
1761–1809
Marriage: before 1790
Mary Clarke
1785–
Martha Clarke
1787–
Joseph Rowlett Clarke
1788–
William Clarke
1789–1833
Francis Clarke
1792–
Thomas Clarke
1794–1857
John Clarke
1797–
Jane Clarke
1799–
Robert Clarke
1801–
Elizabeth Clarke
1802–1890

Spouse and Children

    William Clarke

    Male1762–1846Male

    Female1761–1809Female

MARRIAGE
before 1790
Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    Mary Clarke

    Female1785–Female

    Martha Clarke

    Female1787–Female

    Joseph Rowlett Clarke

    Male1788–Male

    William Clarke

    Male1789–1833Male

    Francis Clarke

    Male1792–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    John Rowlett

    Male1744–1817Male

    William Rowlett

    Male1750–1815Male

    Thomas Rowlett

    Male1752–1802Male

    Female1754–Female

    Female1761–1809Female

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1775

Age 14

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 19

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 25

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Rollo or Rolf .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Clarke, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Martha Rowlett Clarke, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Find a Grave: Martha Rowlett Clarke

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