Martha Elizabeth Jones

18 October 1884–28 February 1953 (Age 68)
Laurens, Georgia, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Jones was born on 18 October 1884, in Laurens, Georgia, United States, her father, Charles Wesley Jones, was 27 and her mother, Carolina Pope, was 26. She married Ira Hilton Johnson on 22 January 1904. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in District 1338, Laurens, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and District 1412, Laurens, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died on 28 February 1953, at the age of 68, and was buried in Dublin, Laurens, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Hilton Johnson
Martha Elizabeth Jones
Marriage: 22 January 1904
Bertha Carrie Johnson
Clevis Naomi Johnson
Mattie J Johnson
Mary Louise Johnson
Chuin W Johnson
Julia Johnson
Dorthy Elizabeth Johnson
Callis Lindy Johnson

Spouse and Children

22 January 1904


    Bertha Carrie Johnson


    Clevis Naomi Johnson




    Chuin W Johnson


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 9

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Johnson in household of Hilton Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Johnson in household of Hilton Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Jones in household of C W Jones, "United States Census, 1900"

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