Martha Ann Harrison

25 September 1858–10 May 1910 (Age 51)
Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Harrison was born on 25 September 1858, in Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States, her father, Archibald D. Harrison, was 27 and her mother, Mary Jane McGee, was 25. She married William Gabriel Welch on 18 August 1877, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Civil District 3, Hardin, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 May 1910, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States.

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William Gabriel Welch
Martha Ann Harrison
Marriage: 18 August 1877
Mary Alice Welch
James Welch
Ada Viannah Welch
James Welch
Minnie Welch
John C Welch
Homer Harrison Welch
Maggie R Welch
Elva Willie Welch
Lawrence Welch
Mamie Ozella Welch

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18 August 1877
Hardin, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 4

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 14

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha A Harrison in household of Archy D Harrison, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha A Harrison in household of A D Harrison, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha A Welch in household of William G Welch, "United States Census, 1880"

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