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Today In Genealogy History – May 6

Martha Linton Mudd died 177 years ago – May 6, 1836 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  Martha was the daughter of Captain John Hancock Linton and Ann Nancy Mason, born in 1793 in Loudoun County, Virginia.  Martha was first married to Captain Charles E. Powell by whom she had one daughter, Mary Edwards Powell.  After Charles death in the War of 1812, she married Horatio Mudd, May 26, 1823.  Martha and Horatio had 5 children:  Charles William, Hezekiah, Nicholas, Thomas and Mary Mildred Mudd.

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