Martha Mitchell Phillips

Brief Life History of Martha Mitchell

When Martha Mitchell Phillips was born on 29 December 1855, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Burl 'Berry' Phillips, was 25 and her mother, Susan Phillips, was 20. She married William Isaiah Bartlett on 12 June 1873, in Stoddard, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Union, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 3, Delta, Texas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 30 July 1930, in Delta, Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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William Isaiah Bartlett
Martha Mitchell Phillips
Marriage: 12 June 1873
Sarah Frances Bartlett
Mary Alice Bartlett
James A. Bartlett
George Washington Bartlett
Albert Bartlett
Maggie Bartlett
William M. Bartlett
Rufus Bartlett

Sources (15)

  • Martha Bartlett in household of Wm Bartlett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marsha Bartlett, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Martha Philips in entry for Wm J Bartlett, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.


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

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).

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

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