Martha Chivers

Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Chivers was christened on 29 July 1786, in Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Chivers, was 33 and her mother, Mary Tuck, was 25. She married Jonathan Middleton on 2 July 1810, in Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1845, in Ogbourne St George, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59.

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Martha Chivers
Jonathan Middleton
Marriage: 2 July 1810
William Middleton
Thomas Middleton
Rachel Middleton
Ann Middleton
Lydia Middleton
John Middleton
Elizabeth Middleton
Mary Middleton

Spouse & Children

2 July 1810
Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Irish and English (of Norman origin): derivative of Anglo-Norman French chivere, chevre ‘goat’ ( see Cheever ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha Middleton in household of Jonathan Middleton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Martha, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Martha Chevers, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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