Martha Salter

20 March 1720–8 April 1806 (Age 86)
Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Salter was born on 20 March 1720, in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Salter, was 37 and her mother, Martha, was 48. She married Ebenezer Sanborn on 18 June 1740, in Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 8 April 1806, in Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 86.

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Ebenezer Sanborn
Martha Salter
Marriage: 18 June 1740
Elizabeth Sanborn
Naomi Sanborn
Ann Sanborn
Capt Ebenezer Sanborn
Mark Sanborn
Enoch Sanborn
Paul Sanborn
Richard Sanborn

Spouse and Children

18 June 1740
Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America


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World Events (4)


Age 56

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 56

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 67

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt (a precious commodity in medieval times), from Middle English salt ‘salt’ + the agent suffix -er.2 English: occupational name for a player on the psaltery, a string instrument, Middle English, Old French saltere ‘psaltery’. (The Middle English word is derived from Latin psalterium, Greek psaltērion, from psallein ‘to sound’).3 North German form of Salzer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ebenezer Sanborn in the U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
  • Mark Sanborn in the North America, Family Histories, 1500-200
  • Ancestral File name: Martha SALTER

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