Martha M. Caudle

7 July 1846–17 October 1864 (Age 18)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Martha M.

When Martha M. Caudle was born on 7 July 1846, in Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas Parish Caudle, was 35 and her mother, Hester Ann Butcher, was 31. She died on 17 October 1864, in Geff, Wayne, Illinois, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Buckeye Cemetery, Geff, Wayne, Illinois, United States.

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Thomas Parish Caudle
Hester Ann Butcher
Rev John Calvin Caudle
Rebecca Elizabeth Caudle
James Samuel Caudle
Louisa Jane Caudle
Hester A. Caudle
Issac Thomas Caudle
Martha M. Caudle
William Parish Caudle
Margaret A. Caudle

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World Events (6)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 2

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 10

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
1858 · A House Divided

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: variant of Caldwell .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Martha M. Caudle, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha M. Caudle - Published information: Cemetery record or headstone: burial: ; Buckeye Cemetery, Wayne, Illinois, United States

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