Martha Jane Layne

26 July 1827–26 March 1906 (Age 78)
Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Layne was born on 26 July 1827, in Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States, her father, David Layne, was 21 and her mother, Lucinda Bybee, was 22. She married Anthony Johnson Stratton on 3 April 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 26 March 1906, in Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in R V Mike Ramsay Memorial Cemetery, Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Johnson Stratton
Martha Jane Layne
Marriage: 3 April 1845
Emeline Stratton
Martha Jane Stratton
Gabrilla Stratton
Mary Stratton
Rozilpha Effie Stratton
Anthony Wayne Stratton
Lucinda Stratton
Calvin Layne Stratton
William Ellis Stratton
James Marion Stratton
Artemesia Stratton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Santa Anna repels Spain's attempt to regain control of Mexico. Guerrero abolishes slavery as means of discouraging migration of United States southerners to Texas.
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 3
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    Age 21
    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican-American War. Texan independence confirmed. United States annexes territories of Upper California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Lane .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Historical Sketch: Calvin Layne Stratton

    Calvin Layne Stratton Historical Sketch My Father Anthony Johnson Stratton was born January the 12 1824 at Beadford county Tennessee. My Mother Martha Jane Layne Stratton was born July the 26 1827 at …

    Sources (42)

    • Martha J Stratton in household of A J Stratton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Martha Gow, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Martha J. Lane in entry for Gobrilla Stratton Willis, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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