Martha Holly

28 September 1723–1772 (Age 48)
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Holly was born on 28 September 1723, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Elisha Holly Jr, was 35 and her mother, Rebecca Bishop, was 31. She married Ezekiel Smith before 1746, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1772, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Smith
1721–1772
Martha Holly
1723–1772
Marriage: before 1746
Phebe Smith
1747–
James Smith
1748–
Rebeckah Smith
1749–1838
Charles Smith
1750–
Martha Smith
1751–
Ezekiel Smith
1752–1813
William Smith
1755–
Abigail Smith
1756–
Sarah Smith
1757–
Elizabeth Smith
1758–1772
Peter Smith
1763–1772

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1746
Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

1 Irish: part-translation of Gaelic Mac Cuilinn ( see McCullen ) in County Kerry, and in Ulster sometimes a variant of McQuillan , also an Anglicized form of Mac Cuilinn. It is rarely of English origin.2 English: variant spelling of Holley .3 Possibly an altered spelling of Czech or Slovak Holý ( see Holy ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha in entry for Febe Smith, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Martha in entry for Rebeckah Smith, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Martha in entry for Martha Smith, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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