Martha Ann Dunkle

FemaleApril 1857–after 20 April 1910

Brief Life History of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Dunkle was born in April 1857, in Hazel Dell Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, David Dunkle, was 23 and her mother, Margaret McMullen, was 23. She married William Howe Cafferty on 27 August 1874, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died after 20 April 1910, in Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Howe Cafferty
Martha Ann Dunkle
Marriage: 27 August 1874
Ida May Cafferty Engstrom
Lillie B Cafferty Rush
Willie H. Cafferty
Lee Roy Cafferty

Sources (12)

  • Martha A Cafferty in household of Wm H Cafferty, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Martha Ann Dunkle, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Martha Ann Dunkle in entry for Roy Cafferty, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 August 1874Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 10

    Nebraska is the 37th state.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 15

    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

    Americanized form of German Dunkel .

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

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