Martha Almira "Mattie" Rooksberry

18 November 1869–8 May 1942 (Age 72)
Sullivan, Indiana, United States

The Life of Martha Almira "Mattie"

When Martha Almira "Mattie" Rooksberry was born on 18 November 1869, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States, her father, Willis Rooksberry, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Smith, was 39. She married Albert Stanley Poynor on 10 March 1888, in Newark, Independence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Wycough Township, Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 8 May 1942, in Newark, Independence, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Newark, Independence, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Stanley Poynor
1862–1944
Martha Almira "Mattie" Rooksberry
1869–1942
Marriage: 10 March 1888
Gracie Armine Poynor
1889–1960
Myrtle Mae Poynor
1894–1970
Elmer Roe Poynor
1902–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 March 1888
Newark, Independence, Arkansas, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Willis Rooksberry

    Male1827–1877Male

    Elizabeth Smith

    Female1830–1880Female

siblings

(7)

    Jane E Rooksberry

    Female1852–1900Female

    Rebecca Ann Rooksberry

    Female1855–1919Female

    Mary F. Rooksberry

    Female1858–1889Female

    Alice Rooksberry

    Female1860–1904Female

    Female1863–1900Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 14

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Rooksberry in household of Willis Rooksberry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mattie Poynor in household of Albert S Poynor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha A Poyner in household of Albert S Poyner, "United States Census, 1920"

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