Martha J. O'Barr

about 1835–
St. Clair, Alabama, United States

The Life of Martha J.

When Martha J. O'Barr was born about 1835, in St. Clair, Alabama, United States, her father, John Butch O'Barr, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Kelton, was 23. She married James Martin on 26 December 1850. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and Branchville, St. Clair, Alabama, United States in 1880.

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James Martin
Martha J. O'Barr
Marriage: 26 December 1850
J G Martin

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26 December 1850
Saint Clair,Alabama


    J G Martin


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 14

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Irish Ó Bairr, a variant of Ó Báire ( see Barry ), which in Ireland is often Anglicized as Barr .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Martin in household of James Martin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Martin in household of James Martin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • M J Martin in household of James Martin, "United States Census, 1880"

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