Martha Jane Lisenby

Brief Life History of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Lisenby was born on 23 August 1888, in Arkansas, United States, her father, William Sylvester Lisenby, was 29 and her mother, Ruth Amanda Powell, was 18. She married Sidney Evander Smith on 22 October 1905, in Montgomery, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mazarn, Montgomery, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Mazarn Township, Montgomery, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 1 September 1965, in Napa, Napa, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Tulocay Cemetery, Napa, Napa, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Evander Smith
1877–1962
Martha Jane Lisenby
1888–1965
Marriage: 22 October 1905
Hazel Elva Smith
1906–1989
Hilda Blanche Smith
1909–
Paul Edward Smith
1914–2005
Clarence Smith
1920–
Argus Joshua Smith
1924–2002
Sarah Francis Smith
1926–2011

Sources (14)

  • Martha Smith in household of Sidney E Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha J Lisenby, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Martha Jane Lisenby Smith, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Lazenby .

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

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