Martha Morley

1682–1753 (Age 70)
Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Martha

When Martha Morley was born on 7 September 1682, in Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Morley Sr., was 18 and her mother, Martha Wright, was 19. She married William Loomis on 13 January 1703, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 22 February 1753, in her hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Martha Morley
William Loomis
Marriage: 13 January 1703
Martha Loomis
Joshua Loomis
Benjamin Loomis
Anna Loomis
William Loomis Jr
James Loomis
Thankful Loomis
Jonathan Loomis
Hezekiah Loomis
Noah Loomis

Spouse & Children

13 January 1703
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


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Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places called Morley (for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, County Durham, Norfolk, and West Yorkshire), or Moreleigh in Devon, all of which are named from Old English mōr ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Possibly an altered spelling of French Morlet, a nickname from a diminutive of Old French mor ‘brown’, ‘dark’ (from Latin Maurus ‘Moor’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha in entry for Martha Loomas, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Martha Morley Loomis, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Martha in entry for Hezekiah Loomas, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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