Martha Elizabeth Arnold

March 1834–4 August 1908 (Age 74)
District 233, Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Arnold was born in March 1834, in District 233, Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States, her father, Parks Eddins Arnold, was 31 and her mother, Susan Marie Glenn, was 30. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Nathaniel Columbus Bridges. She lived in Georgia, United States in 1870 and District 746, Coweta, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 4 August 1908, in Coweta, Georgia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Palmetto, Fulton, Georgia, United States.

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Nathaniel Columbus Bridges
Martha Elizabeth Arnold
Susan E. Bridges
Martha T. Mattie Bridges
Nathaniel C Bridges

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    Susan E. Bridges


    Martha T. Mattie Bridges


    Nathaniel C Bridges


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 13

Historical Boundaries: 1847: Campbell, Georgia, United States 1932: Fulton, Georgia, United States. [Spreads across Coweta and Fulton counties]

Age 27

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Arnold in household of Park E Arnold, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Bridges in household of Nathaniel Bridges, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha E Bridges in household of Nathanial Bridges, "United States Census, 1860"

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