Martha Lee

9 October 1785–26 June 1858 (Age 72)
Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Lee was born on 9 October 1785, in Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Benjamin Lee, was 27 and her mother, Ruth Mc Pherson, was 24. She married Henry Addison Howe on 7 October 1810, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 26 June 1858, in Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72.

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Henry Addison Howe
Martha Lee
Marriage: 7 October 1810
Julia Ann Howe
Martha Lee Howe
Henry Lee Howe
George William Howe
Denny Addison Howe

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World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 1
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.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 2
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
Age 23
Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

(1997: 180338;2007: 459715; 2010: 693023)Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood or glade’.

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

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Sources (27)

  • Martha How in household of George W How, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Martha Howe in entry for George W. Howe and Abbey L. Hyde, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Martha Howe, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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