Martha Rogers James

10 July 1843–3 January 1916 (Age 72)
Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Martha Rogers

When Martha Rogers James was born on 10 July 1843, in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas James, was 31 and her mother, Mary Thomas Rogers, was 28. She married Albert Henry Cole on 2 February 1865, in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. She died on 3 January 1916, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Albert Henry Cole
1838–1873
Martha Rogers James
1843–1916
Marriage: 2 February 1865
Henry T. Cole
1866–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1865
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(1)

    Henry T. Cole

    Male1866–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas James

    Male1812–1861Male

    Mary Thomas Rogers

    Female1815–1869Female

siblings

(12)

    Adelaide "Addie" P James

    Female1837–1913Female

    Theresa Otis James

    Female1840–1893Female

    Female1843–1916Female

    Mary F. James

    Female1845–1845Female

    James

    Male1845–1845Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
1863

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

English: from a personal name that has the same origin as Jacob . However, among English speakers, it is now felt to be a separate name in its own right. This is largely because in the Authorized Version of the Bible ( 1611 ) the form James is used in the New Testament as the name of two of Christ's apostles ( James the brother of John and James the brother of Andrew ), whereas in the Old Testament the brother of Esau is called Jacob. The form James comes from Latin Jacobus via Late Latin Jac(o)mus, which also gave rise to Jaime, the regular form of the name in Spanish (as opposed to the learned Jacobo). See also Jack and Jackman . This is a common surname throughout the British Isles, particularly in South Wales.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha James in household of Thos James, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha James in household of Thos James, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha James in entry for Henry T. Cole, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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