Martha Anne Richards

2 July 1844–6 October 1918 (Age 74)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha Anne

When Martha Anne Richards was born on 2 July 1844, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William D. Richards, was 39 and her mother, Harriet Jones, was 36. She married William Melton Carter on 21 February 1860, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States in 1870 and Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 October 1918, in Duchesne, Duchesne, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Joseph Cemetery, Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Melton Carter
Martha Anne Richards
Marriage: 21 February 1860
Elizabeth Ariminda Carter
William Richards Carter
Harriet Emily Carter
John Alma Carter
Francis M Carter
Rachel Ann Carter
Ermina Carter
Ruben Melton Carter
May Carter
William Riley Carter
Marvin Carter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1860Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 6
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Martha Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Martha Richards in entry for May Robinson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Martha Carter in household of Willm M Carter, "United States Census, 1870"

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