Martha Watson Crosslin

8 September 1840–7 April 1905 (Age 64)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Martha Watson

Martha Watson Crosslin was born on 8 September 1840, in Missouri, United States. She married Absolom Davis from January 1874 to December 1874, in Polk, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Polk Township, Madison, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Union Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 7 April 1905, in Routh Cemetery, North Morgan Township, Dade, Missouri, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Dade, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Absolom Davis
Martha Watson Crosslin
Marriage: from January 1874 to December 1874
James A Davis

Spouse and Children

from January 1874 to December 1874
Polk, Missouri, United States


    James A Davis


World Events (7)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 20

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Crossland .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Davis in household of Absalem Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Davis in household of Absalom Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Davis, "Find A Grave Index"

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