Martha Baggett


Brief Life History of Martha

Martha Baggett was born in 1733, in Bertie, North Carolina, United States. She married Hezekiah Bell on 30 December 1770, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1832, in Decatur, Georgia, United States, at the age of 99.

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Hezekiah Bell
Martha Baggett
Marriage: 30 December 1770
Abraham Bell
John Bell
Elizabeth Bell
Perthena Bell
Duncan Bell

Sources (7)

  • Martha Backet, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Duplin, North Carolina, Deed Book 2
  • Marthew Backet, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1770Duplin, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (5)

    World Events (6)


    Age 43

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 43

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 53

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Norman personal name Bagot, a diminutive of ancient Germanic Bago, from the root bag- ‘to fight’. Compare Bagg 2.

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

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