Martha Jane Williamson

b. 5 July 1841, d. 16 December 1906

Martha Jane Williamson Partin, 1841-1906
  • Martha Jane Williamson was born on 5 July 1841 in Mississippi.
  • Shadrack Williamson and Jemima (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Newton County, Mississippi, enumerated near Jesse Williamson, age 74. Other members of the household included Martha Jane Williamson. Also in the household were children James (age 22), Washington (17), John (16), William (14), Morgan (12), Mary (9), Jesse (6) and Jason (2), not yet recorded.
  • Jemima (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Decatur PO, Newton County, Mississippi, enumerated not far from the Partin family. Other members of the household included Martha Jane Williamson. Also in the household were children Washington (age 27), Mary (20), Jesse (16) and Madison (12), not yet recorded.
  • She married Asa Alonzo Partin, son of Henry Washington Partin and Ann E. Johnson, circa 1865.
  • Asa Alonzo Partin and Martha Jane Williamson appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Fairfield PO, Freestone County, Texas, enumerated next to W. C. and Malinda Williamson. Also in the household were children James (age 4), Nathaniel (3) and Beulah, not yet recorded.
  • Asa Alonzo Partin and Martha Jane Williamson appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Cherino Beat, Nacogdoches County, Texas, enumerated near widow Rebecca C. Williamson. Also in the household were children James (age 14), Nathan (12), eBulah (11), Jessie (9), Robert (7), Laura (5), Samuel (3) and Edgar (9 months), not yet recorded.
  • Asa Alonzo Partin and Martha Jane Williamson appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in San Jacinto County, Texas. Other members of the household included Zack Partin. Also in the household were children Jessie (age 29), Claude (19), Mary (14), Freddy (8) and Josephine (4), not yet recorded.
  • Her husband Asa Alonzo Partin became a widower at her death.
  • Martha Jane Williamson died on 16 December 1906 at age 65 in Freestone County, Texas.
  • She was buried at Salem Cemetery in Freestone, Freestone County, Texas.
  • Thanks to Edna Hood Cheatham, granddaughter of Asa and Martha's son Robert Wade Partin, for sharing her family photos.
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2012

Family: Asa Alonzo Partin b. 18 June 1842, d. 5 January 1927