Martha Rebecca Browett

15 June 1817–30 October 1904 (Age 87)
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha Rebecca

When Martha Rebecca Browett was born on 15 June 1817, in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Browett, was 30 and her mother, Martha Pulham, was 38. She married Orson Hyde on 11 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852. She died on 30 October 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orson Hyde
Martha Rebecca Browett
Marriage: 11 January 1846
Adella Marie Hyde

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 16
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 26
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Brewitt .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Story Highlight

    Martha Rebecca Browett 1819-1904, Biography

    Salt Lake Cemetery record lists her as Martha R. BROWITT. Buried 1 November 1904. Born in the Hamlet of Tewksbury at Barton Street. Daughter of Martha Pullham and Thomas Browett. Christened 16 Oct 18 …

    Sources (18)

    • Martha Browett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Martha R Browitt in household of Jacob Gibson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Martha Browitt, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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