Martha Ellen Caplinger

24 February 1871–1 January 1968 (Age 96)
Randolph, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha Ellen

When Martha Ellen Caplinger was born on 24 February 1871, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States, her father, Adam C. Caplinger, was 32 and her mother, Mary Jane Hively, was 40. She married William Henry McDaniel on 28 June 1898, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Fisher, Randolph, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Clark Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 1 January 1968, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Mount Clare, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry McDaniel
Martha Ellen Caplinger
Marriage: 28 June 1898
William Ronald McDaniel
Zan Caplinger McDaniel
Eugene Lynn McDaniel

Spouse and Children

28 June 1898
Randolph, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Jane Hively




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 27

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the German habitational name Köpplinger ( see Keplinger ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Mcdaniel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha E Mc Daniel in household of William H Mc Daniel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha E Mcdaniel in household of William H Mcdaniel, "United States Census, 1940"

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