Martha Williamson

1881–1951 (Age 70)
Molongué, Abanga-Bigné, Moyen-Ogooué, Gabon

The Life of Martha

When Martha Williamson was born in 1881, in Molongué, Abanga-Bigné, Moyen-Ogooué, Gabon, her father, Charles Alexander Williamson, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Barnett, was 32. She married John Joseph Forster in 1907, in New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1951, in Wanganui, Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Forster
1862–1959
Martha Williamson
1881–1951
Marriage: 1907
Francis Frederick John Forster
1907–1983
William Thomas Forster
1907–
Montressor Nora Mary Forster
1908–1991
Robert Cecil Forster
1908–
Walter Forster
1910–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1907
New South Wales, Australia
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Alexander Williamson

    Male1843–1889Male

    Female1849–1944Female

siblings

(11)

    Mary Ann Williamson

    Female1873–1930Female

    Williamson

    Male1874–1874Male

    Charles Williamson

    Male1875–Male

    Sarah Williamson

    Female1876–1876Female

    Jane Williamson

    Female1879–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 6

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1893

Age 12

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1907

Age 26

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

Name Meaning

Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Martha Williamson in entry for John Foster, "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980"

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