Martha Elizabeth Chipman

1 November 1844–23 September 1907 (Age 62)
Montrose, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Chipman was born on 1 November 1844, in Montrose, Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, Stephen Chipman, was 39 and her mother, Amanda Washburn, was 40. She married Theodore Spencer Harrington on 12 September 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Lewis, Washington, United States in 1880 and Little Falls, Lewis, Washington, United States in 1900. She died on 23 September 1907, in Winlock, Lewis, Washington, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Winlock Cemetery, Winlock, Lewis, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theodore Spencer Harrington
Martha Elizabeth Chipman
Marriage: 12 September 1863
Lois Harrington
Martha Elizabeth Harrington
Leonard Harrington
Amanda Harrington
Zina Harrington
Olive Harrington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 September 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English chipman (Old English cȳp(e)mann), a side form of chapman, chepman ‘merchant, trader’; see Chapman , with which this name was interchangeable.

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

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    Martha Elizabeth Chipman Harrington

    Martha Elizabeth Chipman Harrington Birth 1 Nov 1844 Montrose, Lee County, Iowa, USA Death 24 Sep 1907 (aged 62) Winlock, Lewis County, Washington, USA Burial Winlock Cemetery Winlock, Lewis Count …

    Sources (28)

    • Martha Curry in household of Jno Curry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Martha Chpma in entry for B B Colbarth and Amanda Harangten, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Martha Herrington in household of Theadore Allred, "United States Census, 1880"

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