Martha Brown Settle

Female18 June 1916–2 September 1966

Brief Life History of Martha Brown

Martha Brown Settle was born on 18 June 1916, in Stamping Ground, Scott, Kentucky, United States as the daughter of Charles T Settle and Elizabeth Adams. She married Marshall Richard Hughes jr on 14 February 1938, in Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 42, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 2 September 1966, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 50.

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Marshall Richard Hughes jr
Martha Brown Settle
Marriage: 14 February 1938
Ruby Hughes

Sources (9)

  • Martha Hughes in household of Marshal R Hughes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha Brown Settle, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Martha Settle Hughes, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1938Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

    Age 10

    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.


    Age 15

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Settle (Yorkshire), from Old English setl ‘abode, dwelling’.

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

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