Martha Braithwaite


Personal and Family Information

Martha was born in 1848 in Benton County, Arkansas, the daughter of John Braithwaite and Sarah Sharp Dickson.

She died about 1877. The place is not known.

Her husband was William Jefferson Howard, who she married on 22 JAN 1874 in Benton County, Arkansas. Their only known child was Theodore (1874-1945).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Martha Braithwaite


John Braithwaite


Sarah Sharp Dickson


Robert Dickson


Joseph Dickson


Margaret Isabell McEwen


Esther Moore


John Moore


Margaret Steele



Place: Benton County, Arkansas
DeathABT 1877
Census12 NOV 1850
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 1 to 2
Address: Osage, Benton County, Arkansas fam 396, Dickson, James A 30 m merchant Tenn, Mary 25 f Ark, John A 5 m Ark, Hugh S 1 m Ark fam 398, Breathwaite, John 40 b England, Sarah, 32 Ten, Robert 14 Ark, George 6 Ark, Mary 4 Ark, Martha 2Ark fam 399 Dickson, Mary 45 f tenn, Robert 19 m Ark, Nancy 18 f Ark, John, 13, m Ark , Joseph, 11, m Ark, Ephraim 9 m Ark, George 7 m Ark 402 Clark family and Robert Dickson 19 m Tenn 403 James Holmes 44 Georgia and family 404 Samuel Black 30 Ten and family 406 J D Dickson 43 Ten and family
Census5 JUN 1860
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage Twp, Bentonville PO dwelling 24, family 24 John Braithwaite age 49 male farmer $2000, $1135 born England Sarah “ age 42 female born Tenn George “ 16 male farmer born Ark Mary “ 14 female born Ark Martha “ age 12 female born Ark William “ age 10 male born Ark Eliza “ age 8 female born Ark Kate “ age 6 female born Ark Sarah “ age 4 female born Ark R McCurdy age 23 male farmer, $100, born Ark W Gregory age 24 male farmer born unknown


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Note 1

William was the son of Anderson and Catherine(Wright) Howard.

William married Martha Braithwaite 22 Jan 1874 in Washington Co.,AR. A son was born ,Theodore 9 Nov 1874 d. 5 Oct 1945 and no further information can be found for Martha at this time.It is unknown whether Martha died in childbirth or there after Theodore was born. William remarries Emily Jane Alfrey 12 Dec 1878 in Benton Co and 1880 census shows Theodore as son of W.J. and Emily. 1900 census W.J. and Emily had 4 children John Black (1879-1953), Lula"Lou"(Howard)Robbins,Berry (1881-1961), Ethel Marie Henry (1884-1929) and Manie H Smartt (1887-1971).

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