Martha Jane Sayre

FemaleOctober 1834–June 1874

Brief Life History of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Sayre was born in October 1834, in Dorchester, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, William Pagan Sayre, was 40 and her mother, Jane Ruth Wilson, was 28. She married Icabod Lewis Steeves on 22 December 1853, in Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in June 1874, at the age of 39, and was buried in Saint John's Anglican Church cemetery, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Icabod Lewis Steeves
Martha Jane Sayre
Marriage: 22 December 1853
Charles F. Steves
Florence Amelia Sayre Steeves
Annie Steeves
Alfred A. Steeves
Emma Steeves
William Sayre Steeves
Harry R. Steeves Sr.

Sources (7)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha Emily Sayre - Published information: birth-name: Martha Emily Sayre
  • Martha Sayre, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Martha Jane Sayre Steves, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1853Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (2)

    1867 · British North America Act

    Age 33

    The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.


    Age 35


    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex and Surrey): variant of Sayer .

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

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