Martha Gladding

1723–1803 (Age 79)
Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Martha

When Martha Gladding was born on 10 April 1723, in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, John Gladding III, was 28 and her mother, Martha Smith, was 29. She married Zephaniah Pease Sr on 27 February 1740, in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States in 1723. She died on 10 January 1803, in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Martha Gladding
1723–1803
Zephaniah Pease Sr
1703–1797
Marriage: 27 February 1740
Zephaniah Pease
1741–
Martha Pease
1744–
William Ewell Pease
1747–1769
Elizabeth Pease
1756–1838
Daniel Pease Sr
1762–1830

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1740
Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States
children

(5)

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1694–1732Male

  • Martha Smith

    Female1694–1767Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

Age 40

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.
1772 · The Gaspee Affair

Age 49

On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.
1776

Age 53

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gladden .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha Glading, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Martha Gladding, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Martha Gladding, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"

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