Martha Hester

about 1781–
Granville, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Martha

Martha Hester was born about 1781, in Granville, North Carolina, United States. She married John Tuck on 29 November 1802, in Granville, North Carolina, United States.

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John Tuck
1781–1860
Martha Hester
1781–
Marriage: 29 November 1802

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 November 1802
Granville, North Carolina, United States

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 0

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 8

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1812

Age 31

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous beech tree, Middle Low German hēster.2 Irish (mainly County Mayo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistir ‘descendant of Oistir’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Hester, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Martha Hester, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Martha Hester, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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