Martha Ann Maltsberger

1856–1936 (Age 80)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Maltsberger was born on 10 January 1856, in Tennessee, United States, her father, David Alexander Maltsbarger, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Matilda Tadlock, was 24. She married William Walker Chumlea on 8 April 1877, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wabash Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Millcreek Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1936, in Veedersburg, Fountain, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bonebrake Cemetery, Van Buren Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States.

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Martha Ann Maltsberger
William Walker Chumlea
Marriage: 8 April 1877
Ira Preston Chumlea
Ida E Chumlea

Spouse & Children

8 April 1877
Tennessee, United States


  • Ira Preston Chumlea


  • Female1882–1954Female

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 22

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Maltsberg.

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha N Chumlea in household of Walter M Brannon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marth Ann Maltsbarger in household of David Maltsbarger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha A Chumlea in household of William Chamlea, "United States Census, 1910"

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