Martha Stoughton

8 May 1875–11 January 1964 (Age 88)
Reynoldsville, Hector, Schuyler, New York, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Stoughton was born on 8 May 1875, in Reynoldsville, Hector, Schuyler, New York, United States, her father, James Hoglen Stoughton, was 44 and her mother, Lucy Jane Smith, was 38. She married Edward Searles on 31 December 1896, in Reynoldsville, Hector, Schuyler, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Newfield, Newfield, Tompkins, New York, United States in 1920 and Burdett, Hector, Schuyler, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 11 January 1964, in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Searles
1869–1952
Martha Stoughton
1875–1964
Marriage: 31 December 1896
Leon Roscoe Searles
1899–1980
Milton Rees Searles
1903–1994
Thelma Marguerite Searles
1906–1910
Kenneth Edward Searles
1915–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 December 1896
Reynoldsville, Hector, Schuyler, New York, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    James Hoglen Stoughton

    Male1830–1914Male

    Lucy Jane Smith

    Female1837–1913Female

siblings

(3)

    Andrew Stoughton

    Male1872–1874Male

    Mary M. Stoughton

    Female1873–1873Female

    Female1875–1964Female

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Leicestershire, Surrey, and Sussex, so named from Old English stoc ‘dependent settlement’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha Staughten in household of James H Staughten, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Martha Searles in household of Edward Searles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha Searles in household of Edward Searles, "United States Census, 1920"

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