Martha Ann Jane Herrin

1858–24 August 1935 (Age 77)
Blount, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Ann Jane

When Martha Ann Jane Herrin was born in 1858, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, her father, Jonathan Herrin, was 37 and her mother, Isabelle Elizabeth Gunter, was 39. She married William Turner Turpin on 24 December 1869, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Webster, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 24 August 1935, in Yellow Creek, Graham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Yellow Creek, Graham, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Turner Turpin
Martha Ann Jane Herrin
Marriage: 24 December 1869
James Lango Turpin
George Louis Turpin
Sarah Sallie Turpin
Lillie Elizabeth Turpin
Mary Turpin
Margie Turpin

Spouse and Children

24 December 1869
Jackson, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 4

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.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 4

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from a pet form of any of various Germanic compound personal names with the first element hari, heri ‘army’.2 English: probably a variant of Herring .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Turpin in household of Turner Turpin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Turpin in household of Turner Turpin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha A Herren in household of Jonathan Herren, "United States Census, 1850"

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