Martha Kempson

1839–September 1926 (Age 87)
Eggington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Kempson was born in 1839, in Eggington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Kempson, was 41 and her mother, Mary Ann Culverhouse, was 31. She married Jesse Pantling on 16 September 1857, in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died in September 1926, in Eggington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87, and was buried in Eggington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Pantling
1834–1883
Martha Kempson
1839–1926
Marriage: 16 September 1857
Levi Pantling
1858–
Jesse Pantling
1871–
Susan Pantling
1860–
Mary Pantling
1862–
Jemima Pantling
1864–1897
Charles Pantling
1865–1871
Harriet Pantling
1866–1950
Sarah Pantling
1868–
Jessie Pantling
1871–1937
Mary Ann Pantling
1874–
Ellen Pantling
1878–1881
Amy Pantling
1879–1932
Alice Pantling
1881–

Spouse and Children

    Jesse Pantling

    Male1834–1883Male

    Female1839–1926Female

MARRIAGE
16 September 1857
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(13)

    Levi Pantling

    Male1858–Male

    Susan Pantling

    Female1860–Female

    Mary Pantling

    Female1862–Female

    Jemima Pantling

    Female1864–1897Female

    Charles Pantling

    Male1865–1871Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1843

Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 15

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 41

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Kemp , meaning ‘son of the champion’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Kemson in household of James Kemson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Martha Pantling in household of Jesse Pantling, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Martha Pantling in household of Jesse Pantling, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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