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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Solomon Libby
Martha Hanscom
Joseph Libby
Nathan Libby
Simon Libby
Emma Libby
Gideon Libby
Reuben Libby
Anna Libby
Martha Libby

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 38

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)


    There are no historical documents attached to Martha.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.