Martha Dinsmore

1765–1844 (Age 79)
Ballywattick, County Antrim, Ireland

The Life of Martha

Martha Dinsmore was born in 1765, in Ballywattick, County Antrim, Ireland as the daughter of Adam Dinsmore. She married Thomas Hughes Sr. about 1785, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 13 daughters. She died in 1844, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hughes Sr.
1755–1837
Martha Dinsmore
1765–1844
Marriage: about 1785
Hughes
1781–1781
George Hughes
1782–1855
Margaret Hughes
1783–1855
John Hughes
1785–1838
Rachel Jane Hughes
1786–
Rachael Hughes
1786–1850
Jane Hughes
1788–1860
Jr. Hughes
1788–1862
Susan Hughes
1788–
Martha Hughes
1789–
Susan Hughes
1790–1860
Rhoda Hughes
1791–
Ruth Elizabeth Hughes
1792–
Rebecca Hughes
1793–1844
Mary Hughes
1794–1876
Jesse Hughes
1796–1871
Eleanor Hughes
1798–1881
Abraham Hughes
1801–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1785
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States
children

(18)

+13 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 15

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 21

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish (mainly Counties Derry and Donegal): variant of the Scottish habitational name Dunsmore .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Dinsmore, 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage
  • Martha Hughes (born Dinsmore), 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage
  • Martha Hughes (born Dinsmore Densmore), 'WikiTree'

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