Martha Lenore Iverson

10 May 1847–3 June 1918 (Age 71)
Stewart, Georgia, United States

The Life of Martha Lenore

When Martha Lenore Iverson was born on 10 May 1847, in Stewart, Georgia, United States, her father, William Iverson, was 51 and her mother, Sarah Ann Hand, was 36. She married Winfield Scott Sinclair in November 1874, in Rusk Land District, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States in 1900 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1910. She died on 3 June 1918, in North Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Winfield Scott Sinclair
Martha Lenore Iverson
Marriage: November 1874
Claude Donald Sinclair
Charles E. Sinclair

Spouse and Children

November 1874
Rusk Land District, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1849: Henry, Alabama, United States

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 19

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Ívarr, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree’, ‘bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’.2 Swedish equivalent of Iversen 1.3 Respelling of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Iversen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mattie Reynolds in household of A Nelsen Reynolds, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha L Reynolds in household of Nelson A Reynolds, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Iverson in household of William Iverson, "United States Census, 1860"

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