Martha Ellen Ashby

28 August 1832–25 March 1873 (Age 40)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Ellen

When Martha Ellen Ashby was born on 28 August 1832, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nathaniel Ashby, was 27 and her mother, Susan Hammond, was 24. She married Alondus de Lafayette Buckland I on 16 December 1850, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 25 March 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Briant Stringham
Martha Ellen Ashby
Marriage: 12 August 1856
Martha Stringham
Chloe Stringham
Jedediah Stringham
Hammond Stringham
Ada Stringham
Judith Teressa Stringham
Richard Stringham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1836 · City of Salem Incorporated
    Age 4
    On March 23, 1836, the city of Salem, Massachusetts was incorporated and three years later adopted a seal and motto
    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 13
    "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."

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ (or in one instance possibly from the Old Norse personal name Aski) + ‘farm’.

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

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    Sources (59)

    • Brent Windrick Stringham in household of Jed Hugh Stringham, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Martha Ashley Stringham, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Martha Stringham in household of Bryant Stringham, "United States Census, 1860"

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