Martha Ann Henderson

12 March 1835–15 February 1922 (Age 86)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Henderson was born on 12 March 1835, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, her father, James Goforth Henderson, was 29 and her mother, Anna Harris, was 26. She married Norman Day on 16 February 1855, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Mountain Home, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 15 February 1922, in Ashton, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norman Day
Martha Ann Henderson
Marriage: 16 February 1855
Norman David Day
Francis Marion Day
George Albert Day
Eveline Melissa Day
Eustatia Day
Hoyt Henry Day
Phoebe Day
Frederick Day
Jane Day
Riley Edgar Day

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  • Marriage
    16 February 1855Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 15
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: usually from Middle English and Older Scots Hener(i)son ‘Henry's son’, occasionally from Middle English Hendeson ‘son of Hen’, a pet form of Henry , both with an intrusive -d-. Compare Hendrie . In Scotland Henderson was sometimes substituted for McKendrick .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life history of Martha Ann Henderson Day written by EuJene E.Day September 1997

    Martha Ann Henderson was born March 12, 1835, at St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri to James Goforth and Anna Harris Henderson. She was the sixth child of 10 children. Her parents had heard of the Mormon …

    Sources (31)

    • Martha A Day in household of Norman Day, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Martha Henderson in entry for George Day, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Martha Henderson in household of Samuel O Holmes, "United States Census, 1850"

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