Mary Martha Hindon

Brief Life History of Mary Martha

When Mary Martha Hindon was born on 6 April 1880, in Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Andrew Ritchie Hindon, was 43 and her mother, Caroline Amelia Shipley, was 35. She married Joseph Henry Vatcher on 31 August 1909, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1901 and Sault Sainte Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 16 April 1937, in Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States.

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Joseph Henry Vatcher
Mary Martha Hindon
Marriage: 31 August 1909

Sources (8)

  • Martha Hindon in household of Caroline Hindon, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Martha M Hindon, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Martha H Vatcher, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

1881 · Hudson's

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: locative name from Hindon (Wilts).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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