Martha Naomi Seth

18 November 1894–November 1974 (Age 80)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Martha Naomi

Martha Naomi Seth was born on 18 November 1894, in Missouri, United States. She married Campbell Buchanan Griffith on 20 April 1919, in Miami, Gila, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 3, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died in November 1974, at the age of 80, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Campbell Buchanan Griffith
Martha Naomi Seth
Marriage: 20 April 1919
Martha Virginia Griffith

Spouse and Children

20 April 1919
Miami, Gila, Arizona, United States


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 10

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

A scriptural name signifying "appointed." The name has also been translated as "war bustle or noise."

Sources (3)

  • Martha N Seth in household of Edward E Marbut, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Naomi Griffith in household of Campbell B Griffith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Griffiths in household of Campbell Griffiths, "United States Census, 1940"

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