Martha Caughey

16 October 1784–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Caughey was born on 16 October 1784, in Ohio, United States, her father, John Caughey Sr., was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Kerr, was 19.

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John Caughey Sr.
Elizabeth Kerr
Martha Caughey
Jane Caughey
Elizabeth Caughey
John Caughey Jr
Frances Caughey
Rachel Caughey
James Kerr Caughey
Mary Caughey
Ann Caughey

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 19

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

Name Meaning

Irish (pronounced ‘ko-hi’):1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eochadha or Mac Eachaidh ‘son of Eachaidh’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’ (a derivative of each ‘horse’). 2. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolchathaigh ( see Mulcahy ).

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

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