Martha Jane Standley

26 July 1822–22 February 1841 (Age 18)
Robertson Magisterial District, Madison, Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Standley was born on 26 July 1822, in Robertson Magisterial District, Madison, Virginia, United States, her father, Moses Standley, was 47 and her mother, Jane Warren, was 36. She married Andrew Jackson Holmes on 3 December 1840, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 22 February 1841, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Holmes
1818–1879
Martha Jane Standley
1822–1841
Marriage: 3 December 1840
James Albert Holmes
1841–1917
Albert Lee Holmes

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 December 1840
Hancock, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

    James Albert Holmes

    Male1841–1917Male

    Albert Lee Holmes

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

    Moses Standley

    Male1775–Male

    Female1786–1854Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (7)

1824 · "Mary Randolph Publishes ""The Virginia Housewife"""

Age 2

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1824 · "Mary Randolph Publishes ""The Virginia Housewife"""

Age 2

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Stanley .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Holmes in household of Andy Holmes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha J. Stanley, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Martha J. Stanley, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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