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Martha Lane

Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 30, 1860 (43)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Lane; William Lane; Martha Parish and Elizabeth Lane
Wife of William Theobald
Mother of Drusilla Passey; Arthur Theobald; Clara Shaw; George Theobald; Ruth Gibson and 5 others

Managed by: April Irene Kimble kelly
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About Martha Lane

According to her husband's autobiography, she was born 18 October 1816 in Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England. The Isle of Wight Consolidated Parish Register Index, 1539-1858 lists her baptism (christening) as Freshwater 26 December 1816 daughter of William & Elizabeth Lane, Weston, Farmer. She married William Theobald 14 July 1842. Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Freshwater in the county of Southhampton as stated in their marriage record. Some believe her to be buried in Toquerville, Utah, but she was buried September 1860 in the Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah before her husband, William Theobald, moved to Duncan's Retreat and then to Toquerville with their children. He had remarried before leaving Salt Lake City to Elizabeth Olds Uren. Unfortunately the sexton's record for the Salt Lake City Cemetery does not give her first name. Two of her children are also bruied on either side of her. They are listed on the 1860 Census but had already died by then. I believe the census taker said to list all of the children, so they did. The sexton records for the children: Martha Theobald, dauther of Will & Martha was born 20 January 1853 and died 9 January 1858. John Theobald, son of Will & Martha was born G.S. Lake Desert 14 Feruary 1855 and died 27 September 1855.

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Martha Lane's Timeline

1816
October 18, 1816
Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
December 26, 1816
1842
October 22, 1842
Age 26
Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
1844
June 1, 1844
Age 27
Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
1846
June 15, 1846
Age 29
Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
1848
May 22, 1848
Age 31
Newport, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
1850
September 1, 1850
Age 33
Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
1851
1851
Age 34
Utah, USA.
1853
June 20, 1853
Age 36
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA