Martha Birch Hyder

Female29 April 1836–11 June 1863

Brief Life History of Martha Birch

When Martha Birch Hyder was born on 29 April 1836, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Hugh Hyder, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Jarrold, was 35. She married Thomas Witton Ellerbeck on 19 August 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ely Holy Trinity, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 11 June 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Witton Ellerbeck
Martha Birch Hyder
Marriage: 19 August 1852
Brigham Moroni Ellerbeck
Thomas Richard Ellerbeck
Alice Edyth Rosa Ellerbeck
Witton W Ellerbeck
Sarah Elizabeth Ellerbeck
James Orson Ellerbeck

Sources (31)

  • Martha Hyder in household of Sarah Hyder, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Martha B Hyden in entry for Brigham M Ellerbeck, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Martha B Ellerbeck in household of Thomas W Ellerbeck, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 August 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)


    Age 7

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 10

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent and Sussex): status name or topographic name for one who lived on or possessed a hide of land, from Middle English hide + the locative suffix -er. This is a characteristically southeastern English name, synonymous with Middle English atte hide elsewhere (see Hyde ).

    Americanized form of German Heider .

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

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