Martha Ann Hampton

4 January 1857–30 May 1939 (Age 82)
Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Hampton was born on 4 January 1857, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, James Thomas Hampton, was 32 and her mother, Martha Ruth Bracken, was 36. She married Luther Ramsay on 25 October 1876, in Mount Carmel, Kane, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Escalante, Iron, Utah, United States in 1880 and Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 May 1939, in Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Ramsay
1852–1928
Martha Ann Hampton
1857–1939
Marriage: 25 October 1876
Luther Collins Ramsay
1877–1887
James Ezra Ramsay
1879–1879
Lester Esli Ramsay
1882–1963
Mary Ann Ramsay
1884–1969
Laura Isabelle Ramsay
1887–1972
George Martin Ramsay
1889–1889
Joyce Almeda Ramsay
1890–1892
Arthur Grant Ramsay
1893–1945
Parna Alicia Ramsay
1896–1971
Rachel Ruby Ramsay
1898–1971
Willard Lyle Ramsay
1906–1938

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1876Mount Carmel, Kane, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Bountiful Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 6
    The Bountiful Tabernacle was dedicated by Heber C. Kimball and was one of the first Tabernacles in the territory of Utah. Today the Tabernacle is used to house three wards and the Bountiful stake offices. The building was renovated in 1983 after the ceiling collapsed.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places called Hampton, including the cities of Southampton and Northampton (both of which were originally simply Hamtun). These all share the final Old English element tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’, but the first is variously hām ‘homestead’, hamm ‘water meadow’, or hēan, weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of hēah ‘high’. This surname is also found in Ireland, having first been taken there in the medieval period.History: The descendants of the clergyman Thomas Hampton, resident at Jamestown, VA, in 1630, lived in VA through three generations, multiplying their homesteads as the colony expanded and then branched into SC. This very common English name was brought independently to North America by many other bearers.

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

    Story Highlight

    Levi Martin Hampton Story

    Story written by their daughter Roselia Hampton Mills Interviewed and compiled by Boyd and Coleen Warenski Juliette DeGraw and Levi Martin Hampton My father, Levi Martin Hampton, was born on the 30t …

    Sources (19)

    • Martha A. Ramsey in household of Luther Ramsey, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Martha Hampton in entry for Gilbert E. Mattice and Parma Rose, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Martha Ann Hampton in entry for Lester Esli Ramsay, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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