Martha Ellen Dishman

1875–4 September 1954 (Age 79)
Slickford, Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Martha Ellen

When Martha Ellen Dishman was born in 1875, in Slickford, Wayne, Kentucky, United States, her father, Granville Dishman, was 22 and her mother, Elmira Elizabeth Simpson, was 24. She had at least 1 son with George Adkins. She died on 4 September 1954, in Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79.

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George Adkins
Martha Ellen Dishman
Raymond Adkins

Spouse and Children



    Raymond Adkins


Parents and Siblings

    Granville Dishman


    Elmira Elizabeth Simpson





    Arrissa Aretha J Dishman


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

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.

Age 17

Historical Boundaries - 1892: Wayne, Kentucky, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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

Americanized form of German Dischmann or Tischmann, occupational name for a joiner, from Middle Low German disch ‘table’ + man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Martha Ella Adkinson, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"

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