Martha Libby

November 1738–
York, Province of Maine, British Colonial America

The Life of Martha

When Martha Libby was born in November 1738, in Kittery, York, Maine, United States, her father, Solomon Libby, was 43 and her mother, Martha Hanscom, was 36. She died in New Hampshire, United States, and was buried in Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Libby
1695–1756
Martha Hanscom
1702–1779
Joseph Libby
1725–1802
Nathan Libby
1740–
Simon Libby
1745–1776
Emma Libby
1749–
Gideon Libby
1728–1729
Reuben Libby
1731–1806
Anna Libby
1733–
Martha Libby
1738–

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 38

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 62

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from a pet form of the female personal names Elizabeth or Isabel.

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

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