Martha McCauslin

16 April 1842–1 September 1926 (Age 84)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha McCauslin was born on 16 April 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Jesse Temple McCauslin, was 25 and her mother, Temperance Lucretia Durham, was 21. She married Shepherd Glazier on 8 February 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Cass Township, Shelby, Iowa, United States in 1910. She died on 1 September 1926, in Portsmouth, Shelby, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Cass Cemetery, Cedar, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

William J Handy
Martha McCauslin
Marriage: 2 May 1859
William Younger Handy
Hannah Elizabeth Handy
Louisa T Handy
Joseph Alma Handy
Rebecca Handy
David Handy
James Albert Handy
Susan Ellen Handy
Nellie H. Handy
Jesse Handy
Charles Samuel Handy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1859Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 3
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McCausland .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Story of Jesse McCauslin, father of Martha McCauslin

    This story was found on Jesse's memories section. No names were added of others in the story so that that it would attach to them. I have copied and pasted it on Martha's stories as she is mention s …

    Sources (27)

    • Martha Mccaslin in entry for Charley Handy, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Martha H Handy in household of William H Handy, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Martha Mccaslin in entry for Charles Samuel Handy, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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