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Martha MARCHANT

Female Bef 1845 - 1928  (> 82 years)


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  • Name Martha MARCHANT 
    Born Bef 15 Jun 1845  Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 15 Jun 1845 
    Gender Female 
    Name Martha "Mat" MARCHANT 
    Died Jan 1928  Long Beach, Los Angeles County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index ®, Copyright © 1980, 2002, data as of January 24, 2009, Batch No.: C019154:

      Martha Marchant
      Female
      Event(s):
      Christening: 15 JUN 1845 Sevenoaks, Kent, England

      Parents:
      Father: William Marchant
      Mother: Susanna

      (2) Martha MARCHANT is listed in a household headed by her father, William MARCHANT, in the 1851 census of Maidstone, Kent, England. The census was taken as of March 30, 1851.

      Martha is listed in the 1851 census as a person who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1851 census, she was born in about 1845. According to the 1851 census, she was born in Sevenoaks, Kent, England.

      (3) New York Passenger Lists, 1851-1891 [database online], Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003:

      [Note by compiler: The compiler believes that the "male" passenger named below, whose name was supposedly "Matthew," was really a female passenger named Martha and nicknamed Mat.]

      Name: Matthew [sic] Marchant
      Arrival Date: 12 Aug 1852
      Estimated Birth Year: 1844
      Age: 8
      Gender: Male [sic]
      Port of Departure: London, England
      Destination: United States of America
      Place of Origin: England
      Ship Name: American Congress
      Port of Arrival: New York
      Line: 3
      Microfilm Roll: 118
      List Number: 1146

      (4) Martha MERCHAT is listed in a household headed by her father, William MERCHAT, in the 1860 census of the 3rd Ward of Toledo, Lucas County, OH. [The compiler believes that Martha MERCHAT was Martha MARCHANT.]

      According to the 1860 census, Martha was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1845. According to the 1860 census, she was born in England.

      (5) Martha BARR is listed in a household headed by her husband, Robert N. BARR, in the 1870 census of the 7th Ward of Toledo, Lucas County, OH.

      According to the 1870 census, Martha was then 25 years years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1845. According to the 1870 census, she was born in England.

      (6) Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH, Baptisms, Marriages & Burials; Also Confirmations & Communicants (1858-1874):

      Mrs. Robert BARR was "bcc" [baptised, confirmed and a communicant].

      Martha BARR, communicant no. 311, transferred her membership to this church from St. John's Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH, in 1870.

      (7) Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH, Baptisms, Marriages & Burials; Also Confirmations & Communicants (1874-1891):

      Martha BARR, communicant no. 38, removed to IA on some unspecified date.

      (8) Marthy BARR is listed in a household headed by her husband, Robert N. BARR, Sr., in the 1880 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

      According to the 1880 census, Marthy was then 34 years old; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1846. According to the 1880 census, she was born in England, and both of her parents were born in England.

      (9) Martha BARR is listed in a household headed by her husband, Robert N. BARR, in the 1900 census of Kansas City, Jackson County, MO.

      According to the 1900 census, Martha was born in May 1843, and was then 57 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in England, and both of her parents were also born in England. Also, according to the 1900 census, she had then been married 31 years and had given birth to 8 children, 5 of whom were then living. Also, according to the 1900 census, she had emigrated to the U.S. in 1850 and had resided in the U.S. for 50 years.

      (10) Martha BARR is listed in a household headed by her husband, Robert N. BARR, in the 1910 census of Ward 8, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO.

      According to the 1910 census, Martha was then 64 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1846. According to the 1910 census, she was born in England, and both of her parents were born in England. Also, according to the 1910 census, she had then been married 41 years and had given birth to 8 children, 5 of whom were then living.

      (11) A household headed by Martha BARR is listed in the 1920 census of District 29, Precinct 57, of San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, in a rental unit at 47 Dolores Street.

      According to the 1920 census, Martha was a widow who was then 73 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1847. According to the 1920 census, she was born in England, and both of her parents were also born in England. According to the 1920 census, she emigrated to the U.S. in 1855. She is reported to have been naturalized, but the entry in the column for the year of her naturalization is illegible.

      Listed with Martha was her unmarried daughter, Ida, who was a dressmaker who worked in a department store and was then 49 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1871. According to the 1920 census, she was born in OH.

      Also listed with Martha was her unmarried son, Robert N., Jr., who was an electrician who worked for an electric company and was then 46 years old; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1874. According to the 1920 census, he was born in OH.

      Also listed with Martha was her unmarried daughter, Martha, who was a housemaker for private families and was then 39 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1881. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IA.
    Person ID I799  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 

    Father William MARCHANT, Jr.,   b. Bef 17 Jan 1814, Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1888, Tecumseh, Johnson County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah SMITH,   b. 11 May 1816, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1891, Lee County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 7 Mar 1840  Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F743  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert N. BARR,   b. Abt 1840, Allegheny County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1910 and 1920  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sidney William BARR,   b. 24 Apr 1876, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1962, San Mateo County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     2. Robert Newton BARR,   b. 10 Oct 1873, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Henry J. BARR,   b. Mar 1889, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Martha BARR,   b. 2 Feb 1880, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1952, San Diego County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     5. Courtland BARR,   b. 12 Oct 1871,   d. Bef 10 Aug 1872  (Age < 0 years)  [natural]
     6. Ida BARR,   b. 29 Aug 1869, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. John BARR  [natural]
     8. Harry BARR  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 21:10:14 
    Family ID F1075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) The Church of JesusChrist of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index ®, Copyright © 1980, 2002, data as of March 22, 2010, Batch No.: M012506, Type: Film: William Marchant Male Parents: Father: William Marchant Marriages: Spouse: Susannah Smith Marriage: 07 MAR 1840 Sevenoaks, Kent, England.