Martha Haven

Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Haven was born in 1847, in Illinois, United States, her father, Jesse Haven, was 33 and her mother, Martha Spring Hall, was 28.

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Jesse Haven
Martha Spring Hall
Abbey Haven
Martha Haven

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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 1
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
Age 16
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 34
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

1 English: topographic name from Middle English haven ‘harbor’, ‘haven’ (Old English hæfen).2 Irish (County Westmeath): variant of Heaven .

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

Possible Related Names

De Haven

Sources (4)

  • Martha Haven in household of Jesse Haven, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Haven in household of Jesse Haven, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Research Log for Martha Haven by BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy

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