Martha P. Tarrants

Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Martha P.

When Martha P. Tarrants was born in 1840, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, her father, Leonard Tarrant, was 29 and her mother, Martha Ann W. Otey, was 33. She married Thomas Anderson on 6 August 1857, in White, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in White, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Carmi, White, Illinois, United States in 1870.

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Martha P. Tarrants
Thomas Anderson
Marriage: 6 August 1857
Sarah J. Anderson
John R. Anderson

Spouse & Children

6 August 1857
White, Illinois, United States


  • Female1860–1942Female

  • John R. Anderson


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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 8

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 31

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

Name Meaning

Variant of German and Dutch Arends .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Ann Torrence in household of Leonard Torence, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Tarrents in household of Leonard Tarrents, "United States Census, 1850"

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