Martha Swartout

1838–21 June 1926 (Age 88)
New York, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Swartout was born in 1838, in New York, United States, her father, Barnadus Augustus Swartwout, was 39 and her mother, Lydia Harvey, was 37. She married Lewis Seal Updike in 1845. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Dix, Schuyler, New York, United States in 1855. She died on 21 June 1926, in Burton, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 88.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lewis Seal Updike
1820–1889
Martha Swartout
1838–1926
Marriage: 1845
Frank Updike
1846–1889
Delos Updike
1848–1889
Mary Tulkerson
1850–
Delos Updyke
1854–1936
Frank Updike
1858–1925
Clarence Updike
1870–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1845
Of,Flint,Genesee,Mich
children

(6)

    Frank Updike

    Male1846–1889Male

    Delos Updike

    Male1848–1889Male

    Female1850–Female

    Delos Updyke

    Male1854–1936Male

    Male1858–1925Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 9

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

See Swarthout .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha M Updike in household of Lewis Updike, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Martha M Swartwout in entry for Delos Updyke, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"
  • Martha M Swarthout in entry for Frank Updike, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.