Martha Catherine Layne

26 October 1874–19 December 1953 (Age 79)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Catherine

When Martha Catherine Layne was born on 26 October 1874, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James E Lane, was 31 and her mother, Pochahontas Tansil, was 25. She married James Andrew Adkerson on 7 January 1891, in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Salem Township, Dunklin, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Clay Township, Dunklin, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 19 December 1953, in Cardwell, Dunklin, Missouri, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lulu Cemetery, Salem Township, Dunklin, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Andrew Adkerson
1864–1917
Martha Catherine Layne
1874–1953
Marriage: 7 January 1891
Nona Pearl Adkerson
1891–1919
James Raliegh Adkerson
1894–1937
Bertie Lee Adkerson
1896–1944
Cuthbert Adkerson
1898–1899
Verna Adkerson
1900–1900
Mary Myrtle Adkerson
1901–1990
Lillian Adkerson
1903–1904
Minnie Ola Adkerson
1904–1907
Edwin Marvin Adkerson
1907–1968
Roy Raymond Adkerson
1909–1983
Johnie Adkerson
1911–1917
Thelma Grace Adkerson
1915–2011

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1891
Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

    Nona Pearl Adkerson

    Female1891–1919Female

    James Raliegh Adkerson

    Male1894–1937Male

    Female1896–1944Female

    Cuthbert Adkerson

    Male1898–1899Male

    Verna Adkerson

    Male1900–1900Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James E Lane

    Male1843–1894Male

    Pochahontas Tansil

    Female1849–Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 4

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Lane .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mattie Adkinson in household of James Adkinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha E Lane in household of James E Lane, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mattie Adkerson in household of Rolla Adkerson, "United States Census, 1920"

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