Martha E Laymon

21 April 1846–15 November 1913 (Age 67)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Martha E

When Martha E Laymon was born on 21 April 1846, in Indiana, United States, her father, James M Laymon, was 38 and her mother, Maria Sloan, was 39. She married Frederick J Babcock on 4 December 1862, in Grundy, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Grundy, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Empire Township, McPherson, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 15 November 1913, in McPherson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States.

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Frederick J Babcock
Martha E Laymon
Marriage: 4 December 1862
Ralph Sanford Babcock
Alfred M Babcock
Thomas Frederick Babcock
Mary Celeskia Babcock

Spouse and Children

4 December 1862
Grundy, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 5

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Layman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Laymon in household of James Laymon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Babcock in household of Frederick Babcock, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Babcock in household of Frederick Babcock, "United States Census, 1870"

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