Martha Emeline Ford

March 1826–16 July 1910 (Age 84)
Campbell, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Emeline

When Martha Emeline Ford was born in March 1826, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States, her father, Stephen Ford, was 39 and her mother, Melinda Meadows, was 28. She married Isaac Petree on 8 June 1844, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 2, Laurel, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Bush, Laurel, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 16 July 1910, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Petree
1824–1893
Martha Emeline Ford
1826–1910
Marriage: 8 June 1844
John Petree
1845–1938
Robert Petree
1853–
Milton E. Petree
1847–1911
Sarah Petree
1849–1922
Mary Ann Petree
1851–1948
Elizabeth Petree
1856–
Malinda Jane Petree
1858–1946
Catherine Petree
1862–
Lucinda Petree
1864–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1844
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    John Petree

    Male1845–1938Male

    Male1847–1911Male

    Sarah Petree

    Female1849–1922Female

    Female1851–1948Female

    Robert Petree

    Male1853–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

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.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 4

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 24

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a ford, Middle English, Old English ford, or a habitational name from one of the many places named with this word, such as Ford in Northumberland, Shropshire, and West Sussex, or Forde in Dorset.2 Irish: Anglicized form (quasi-translation) of various Gaelic names, for example Mac Giolla na Naomh ‘son of Gilla na Naomh ’ (a personal name meaning ‘servant of the saints’), Mac Conshámha ‘son of Conshnámha ’ (a personal name composed of the elements con ‘dog’ + snámh ‘to swim’), in all of which the final syllable was wrongly thought to be áth ‘ford’, and Ó Fuar(th)áin ( see Foran ).3 Jewish: Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha E Deaton in household of Greene Deaton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha E Petree in household of John Petree, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Petrie in household of Isaac Petrie, "United States Census, 1850"

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