Martha Arms1

#2057, (3 February 1728/29 - 5 May 1802)
Relationship4th great-grandmother of William David Lewis
Father*Daniel Arms1 (1687 - 1753)
Mother*Esther Smead1 (1696 - 1736)

Family

Capt. Othniel Taylor b. 1719, d. 1788
Children 1.Samuel Taylor7 (1744 - )
 2.Mary Taylor7 (1746 - 1824)
 3.Lemuel Taylor+7 (1749 - 1834)
 4.Enos Taylor+8 (1751 - )
 5.Othniel Taylor Jr7 (1753 - )
 6.Tertius Taylor7 (1754 - )
 7. Martha Taylor+9 (1756 - 1825)
 8.William Taylor7 (1758 - )
 9.Lydia Taylor7 (1760 - )
 10.Rufus Taylor7 (1763 - )
 11.Lucinda Taylor7 (1765 - )
 12.Tirzah Taylor7 (1769 - 1853)
 13.Dolly Taylor7 (1772 - 1837)
Her married name was Taylor.2 
Birth*3 February 1728/29She was born on 3 February 1728/29 at Deerfield, Franklin Co., MassachusettsG.3,1 
Marriage*27 June 1743She married Capt. Othniel Taylor, son of Samuel Taylor and Mary Hitchcock, on 27 June 1743 at Deerfield, Massachusetts.2
Probate1 April 1789She witnessed the probate of the estate of Capt. Othniel Taylor on 1 April 1789.4 
Death*5 May 1802She died on 5 May 1802 at Charlemont, Franklin Co., MassachusettsG, at age 73.5,6 
Burial*circa 7 May 1802She was buried circa 7 May 1802 at Old Cemetery, Charlemont, Franklin Co., MassachusettsG.6 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis

Citations

  1. [S762] Thomas W. Baldwin, compiler, Vital Records of Deerfield Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company, 1920), Births, p. 18.
  2. [S1049] Massachusetts Town Marriage Records, 1620–1850, online Ancestry.com, Deerfield Marriages, p. 153: "Arms, Martha and Othniel Taylor, June 27, 1743."
  3. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Deerfield: E.A. Hall and Co., 1896), pt. II 32.
  4. [S1710] Othniel Taylor probate record, Box 77470, Probate Court (District of Bennington), State Archives, Montpelier, Vermont, Hampshire Co., 22 Apr 1789. Personally appeared Martha Taylor, Samuel Taylor, Mary Taylor, Lemuel Taylor, Othniel Taylor, Tertius Taylor, William Taylor, Rufus Taylor, Martha Johnson, Josiah Johnson, Lydia Taylor, Zeeb Taylor, Tirzah Holbrook, Dolly Hastings, Jonathan Hastings, and on the 23 Apr 1789, appeared Enos Taylor and Silas Holbrook, all subscribers to the foregoing covenant and agreement. Before me Eleazar Porter, Judge of Probate
    Bennington Co., 24 May 1789. Personally appeared Lucinda Hawley and Joseph Holley and each of them acknowledged the foregoing covenant and agreement.
    . Online Ancestry.com.
  5. [S733] History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts (Two Volumes) (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1879), II:709, "Capt. Othniel Taylor died in 1788, and his wife (Martha Arms) in 1802."
  6. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, old standing grave marker. "Mrs. Martha Taylor / In Memory of Mrs. Martha / Consort of Capt. Othniel Taylor who died May 5 1802 in the [obscured]." Bur. Old Cemetery, Charlemont, Franklin Co., MA. Memorial 58684574, created by Kevin Avery, photos added by DeeB.
  7. [S267] Massachusetts Town Birth Records, 1620–1850, online Ancestry.com, Charlemont Births, pp 75- 76.
  8. [S596] e-mail address, compiler, "Descendants of Othniel Taylor"; Othniel TAYLOR and Martha ARMS had the following children:

    +2 i. Samuel TAYLOR (born on September 22, 1744).
    3 ii. Mary Jane TAYLOR was born on June 23, 1746 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.12,13 She died on December 21, 1824. The History of Buckland 1779 - 1935 by Fannie Shaw Kendrick & Lucy Cutler Kellogg. Published by The Town of Buckland, Buckland, Mass. 1937. p. 642. Her intended husband was drowned and she died unmarried.
    +4 iii. Lemuel TAYLOR (born on February 11, 1748).
    +5 iv. Enos TAYLOR (born on February 3, 1751).
    6 v. Othniel TAYLOR was born on January 10, 1753 in Charlemont, Franklin, Massachusetts.14 The History of Buckland 1779 - 1935 by Fannie Shaw Kendrick & Lucy Cutler Kellogg. Published by The Town of Buckland, Buckland, Mass. 1937. p. 642. Removed to Canandaigua, N.Y.
    +7 vi. Lt. Tertius TAYLOR (born on July 25, 1754).
    +8 vii. Martha TAYLOR (born on December 21, 1756).
    +9 viii. William TAYLOR (born on January 27, 1758).
    +10 ix. Lydia TAYLOR (born on March 16, 1760).
    +11 x. Rufus TAYLOR (born on April 3, 1763).
    +12 xi. Lucinda TAYLOR (born on November 26, 1765).
    +13 xii. Tirzah TAYLOR (born on January 2, 1769).
    +14 xiii. Dorothy (Dolly) TAYLOR (born on December 7, 1772)., online Ancestry.com (27 Jul 2001).
  9. [S267] Mass. Town Birth Records, 1620–1850, online Ancestry.com, Deerfield Births, p 127: "Martha, d. of Othniel and Martha, bp. Mar. 10, 1757 C.R.I." [church record, First Congregational Church]