Martha Atkin1

#16, (5 July 1844-16 November 1923)
Father*Martin Atkin2 b. Sep 1802, d. Jul 1882
Mother*Mary Ann Jackson2 b. Sep 1804, d. Jul 1860
ChartsThe 'American' Jefferies
Birth*5 JUL 1844 Martha Atkin was born on 5 JUL 1844 at Mavis Enderby, Lincolnshire, England.3,4 
Baptism14 AUG 1844 She was baptized on 14 AUG 1844 at Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England.5 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1851 She lived with Martin Atkin and Mary Ann Jackson at Halton Lane, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England, together with Thomas Atkin, Jonathan Atkin, Elizabeth Atkin, Jane Atkin, Jacob Atkin and George Atkin.6 
Occupation*1860 Martha Atkin was 'apprenticed as a seamstress.2
Residence*30 MAR 1861 She lived at Spilsby, Lincolnshire.7 
Employment*30 MAR 1861 She was employed as Domestic servant.7 
Marriage*19 JUL 1870 She married Henry Jefferies, son of Jonathan Jeffries and Harriet Button, on 19 JUL 1870 at St Nicholas, Partney, Lincolnshire, England, witnessed by Thomas Atkin and Mary Atkin.8,9 
Married Name19 JUL 1870 Her married name was Jefferies. 
Residence30 MAR 1871 Martha Atkin and Henry Jefferies lived at 37, Wells Lane, Streatham, Surrey, England.10 
Occupation30 MAR 1871 The occupation of Martha Atkin was 'Milliner and Dressmaker.11
Residence*4 APR 1881 She and Henry Jefferies lived at 36, Wells Lane, Streatham, Surrey, England, together with Jonathan Henry Jefferies, George Atkin Jefferies, Jane Jefferies, Harriet Mary Jefferies and Martha Fanny Jefferies.12 
PHOto Martha Atkin and Henry Jefferies are in the family picture, about 1889 at Streatham, Surrey, England.13
Residence30 MAR 1891 Martha Atkin and Henry Jefferies lived at 3, Vertigan Terrace, Eardley Road, Streatham, Surrey, England, together with Harriet Mary Jefferies, Martha Fanny Jefferies, Hannah Elizabeth Jefferies, George Atkin Jefferies and Martin James Mathers.14 
(Witness) Death9 AUG 1892 Martha Atkin witnessed the Death of Henry Jefferies on 9 AUG 1892 at Streatham, Surrey.15,16,17,18 
Immigration*28 NOV 1892 Martha Atkin emmigrated on 28 NOV 1892 to Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA, on the SS 'Tower Hill.19
Residence5 JAN 1920 She lived at Crescent City, Putnam, Florida, USA, together with George Sturges Crotty Jn, Catherine Lois Crotty and Elizabeth Crotty.20 
Death*16 NOV 1923 Martha Atkin died on 16 NOV 1923 at 816 Tallyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA, aged 79.21 
Burial* She was buried at Jacksonville, Duval, Florida.2 

Family

Henry Jefferies b. 15 Dec 1842, d. 9 Aug 1892
Marriage*19 JUL 1870 She married Henry Jefferies, son of Jonathan Jeffries and Harriet Button, on 19 JUL 1870 at Partney, Lincolnshire, witnessed by Thomas Atkin and Mary Atkin.8,9 
Children
Last Edited6 Jul 2016

Citations

  1. [S17] BMD indices, Spilsby, Lincs Jul-Sep 1844 vol 14 531.
  2. [S7] HOWARD nee UNDERWOOD, Sally (Jan 1979).
  3. [S17] BMD indices, Spilsby, Lincs Jul-Sep 1844 vol 14 531.
  4. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, BC 931553. reg by mother on 27 Jul 1844.
  5. [S54] Internet source/web sites, on myheritage.com.
  6. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census.
  7. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census.
  8. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage; Henry Jefferies, father Jonathan, & Martha Atkin, father Martin, Partney, Lincs no 82. Rector of Partney, Rev J Wood Bayldon.
  9. [S17] BMD indices, marriage; Martha Atkin & Henry Jefferies, Spilsby, Lincs, Jul-Sep 1870, vol 7a 879.
  10. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census, Rector Houses; next to mother Harriet and PBJ.
  11. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census, as written.
  12. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, SRY: 667/26/46.
  13. [S37] Family photo, from American sources.
  14. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  15. [S17] BMD indices, Wandsworth, Surrey 1892 Jul-Sep vol 1d 402.
  16. [S2] Book inscriptions, In memoriam card, possession of Sally Howard. certificate.
  17. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, Probate to Joseph Atkin, retired grocer. Martha's brother.
  18. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, certificate says 'Chronic interstitial nephritis and uremic poisoning.'
    Family tradition: 'Lead poisoning' from paints he used as a house painter.
  19. [S61] Passengers, SS 'Tower Hill' arrived New York, family in 2nd cabins B & C from London.
  20. [S41] US census, 1920.
  21. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death, age 78, Certificate 13-01 13-511, DOB incorrect. Florida State Board of Health.
  22. [S2] Book inscriptions, family bible with Sally Howard.
  23. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt., George Atkin Jefferies, father Henry Jefferies, mother Martha. Streatham St Peter, no 96, p 12.
  24. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt., Jane Jefferies, father Henry Jefferies, mother Martha. Streatham St Peter, no 167, p 21.
  25. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt., Harriett Mary Jefferies, father Henry Jefferies, mother Martha. Streatham St Peter, no 276, p 35.
  26. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt., Martha Fanny Jefferies, father Henry Jefferies, mother Martha. Streatham St Peter, no 372, p 47.
  27. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt., Hannah Elizabeth Jeffries, father Henry Jeffries, mother Martha. St Peter, Streatham, no 458, p 58.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016