Martha Browning

11 November 1800–2 February 1865 (Age 64)
Stewarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Browning was born on 11 November 1800, in Stewarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Browning, was 33 and her mother, Janet Picken, was 35. She married Adam Wylie Smith on 26 November 1819, in Stewarton, Ayrshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Milton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 2 February 1865, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Tooele's First Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam Wylie Smith
Martha Browning
Marriage: 26 November 1819
Jean Browning Smith
Mary Browning Smith
James Browning Smith
John Browning Smith
Adam Browning Smith
George Browning Smith
Marion Browning Smith
Janet Browning Smith
Martha Browning Smith
George Browning Smith

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  • Marriage
    26 November 1819Stewarton, Ayrshire, Scotland
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    World Events (8)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 2
    In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 19
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Brouning (Old English Brūning), a derivative of the byname Brūn (see Brown ).History: This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. William Browning was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Martha Smith in household of Adam Smith, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Browning in entry for George B. Smith, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Martha Browning, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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