Martha Frances Nuckolls

18 September 1857–16 June 1930 (Age 72)
Bolivar, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Frances

When Martha Frances Nuckolls was born on 18 September 1857, her father, Richard Nuckolls, was 22 and her mother, Lucinda D Lillard, was 26. She married Joseph Ryan Herriman III on 29 September 1889, in Bolivar, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in United States in 1900. She died on 16 June 1930, at the age of 72, and was buried in Walnut Grove Baptist Cemetery, Bolivar, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ryan Herriman III
Martha Frances Nuckolls
Marriage: 29 September 1889
Lelia Herriman
Ambrose Herriman
Richard Herriman

Spouse and Children

29 September 1889
Bolivar, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 5

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 6

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

Age 21

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

Of North German origin: variant spelling of Nuckols .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fannie Herriman in household of Joe Herriman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha F Herriman in household of Joseph Herriman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha P Herriman in household of Joseph Herriman, "United States Census, 1900"

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