Martha McKinney Langley

17 January 1847–17 January 1928 (Age 81)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Martha McKinney

When Martha McKinney Langley was born on 17 January 1847, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, George Washington Langley, was 28 and her mother, Martha McKinney Frost, was 21. She married Hyrum Karren on 30 December 1865, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Cove, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 17 January 1928, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Karren
Martha McKinney Langley
Marriage: 30 December 1865
George Hyrum Karren
Mary Isabelle Karren
Thomas Sylvester Karren
Frederick William Karren
Pennina Ann Karren
Lydia Elnora Karren
Vila May Karren

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1865Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places called Langley or Longley (in Kent, Sussex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Somerset, Shrops, Lancashire, Durham, and many other counties), themselves from Old English lang ‘long’ + lēah ‘wood, glade, clearing’.English: from the Middle English female personal name Langlif (Old Norse Langlíf ‘long’ + ‘life’ or ‘body’).Americanized form of French Langlais .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hyrum Karren & Martha McKinney Langley

    HYRUM KARREN & MARTHA MCKINNEY LANGLEY Taken from ‘The Thomas Karren Family’ Book Hyrum Karren, son of Thomas and Ann Ratcliff Karren, was born 9 July 1844 at Nauvoo, Illinois. He was born only …

    Sources (27)

    • Martha L Wiser in household of Jno M Wiser, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Martha Langly in entry for Nina Blair, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Martha Kerren in household of Hyrum Kerren, "United States Census, 1900"

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