Martha King White

1818–1901 (Age 82)
Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha King

When Martha King White was born on 21 April 1818, in Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Charles W White, was 32 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" King, was 28. She married John T Eubank on 2 December 1834, in Haywood, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 12 January 1901, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Martha King White
1818–1901
John T Eubank
1808–1866
Marriage: 2 December 1834
John Thompson Eubank
1842–
Martha Eubank
1854–
John H B Eubank
1859–
Charles W Eubank
1845–1912
Elizabeth T. Eubank
1848–
Sarah J. Eubank
1852–1928
Robert Angus Eubank
1853–1928
Sarah Eubank
1856–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 December 1834
Haywood, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

  • Female1818–1901Female

  • Littleberry White

    Male1822–1905Male

  • Elizabeth S. White

    Female1826–Female

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 17

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 26

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwīt(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight .2 Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas ( see Bialas ), etc.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha K Eubanks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Eubank in household of John T Eubank, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha K Eubanks in household of John T Eubanks, "United States Census, 1850"

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