Martha Jane Cotterman

Female11 March 1876–11 February 1961

Brief Life History of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Cotterman was born on 11 March 1876, in Iola, Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry H Cotterman, was 22 and her mother, Christiann Crawford, was 35. She married William A Stewart on 30 November 1895, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Montour Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 11 February 1961, in Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in New Rosemont Cemetery, Espy, Scott Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William A Stewart
Martha Jane Cotterman
Marriage: 30 November 1895
Eunice E Stewart
Walter Charles Stewart
Frederick C Stewart
Mary A Stewart
Eunice Elizabeth Stewart
William E Stewart
Ivan Stewart

Sources (9)

  • Martha J Gardner in household of John E Gardner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William A. Stewart and Martha J. Cotterman, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Martha Jane Gardner in the Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1967

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1895Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 1

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 24

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an Americanized form of German Kattermann, a variant of Kothmann .

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

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