Martha Prosser

1704–1804 (Age 100)
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Martha

Martha Prosser was born on 19 October 1704, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States as the daughter of John Prosser and Ruth. She married Daniel Lewis II before 1725. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 3 November 1804, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Martha Prosser
1704–1804
Daniel Lewis II
1705–1740
Marriage: before 1725
Martha Lewis
1725–
Jonathan Lewis
1727–1809
Maxson Lewis
1727–
Deacon Daniel Lewis
1736–1814
Hannah Lewis
Jonathan Lewis
1729–1809
Elias Lewis Sr.
1730–1814
Martha Lewis
1730–
Daniel Lewis
1734–1821

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
before 1725
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Prosser

    Male1672–1714Male

  • Ruth

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(5)

World Events (4)

1776

Age 72

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 72

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 76

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhosier ‘son of Roger’ ( see Roger ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Martha in entry for Ruth Maxson, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha Prosser - birth:

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