Martha E Gabbard

F, #1585, b. August 1878, d. 1953
FatherSilas Miller Gabbard b. 18 Jan 1849, d. Jun 1928
MotherRebecca Flannery b. 10 Dec 1852, d. 14 Apr 1888
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Kellie Sue Thompson
ChartsGabbard Descendants
     Martha E Gabbard was born in August 1878 at Kentucky. She was the daughter of Silas Miller Gabbard and Rebecca Flannery. Martha E Gabbard married George T. Carter, son of Benjamin Hasty Carter and Lucinda Caroline Young, on 4 November 1891 at Washington, Arkansas.
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Bride: Gabbert, Martha E. Groom: Carter, G. T.
Martha E Gabbard died in 1953.

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     Her married name was Carter.

Martha E Gabbard appeared on the 1880 Federal Census Madison, Arkansas in the household of her parents, Silas Miller Gabbard and Rebecca Gabbard.
1880 United States Federal Census
about Silas M. Gabbard Name: Silas M. Gabbard
Home in 1880: Hilburn, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 31
Estimated birth year: abt 1849
Birthplace: Kentucky
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Rebecca Gabbard
Father's birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's birthplace: Kentucky
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Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
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Household Members: Name Age
Silas M. Gabbard 31
Rebecca Gabbard 28
Hiram Gabbard 5
Martha E. Gabbard 3
Sarah Gabbard 1m

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Hilburn, Madison, Arkansas; Roll 50; Family History Film: 1254050; Page: 555A; Enumeration District: 104; Image: 0834.

Source Information: and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
Her mother Rebecca Flannery died on 14 April 1888. Her daughter Lucy E Carter was born in September 1897 at Arkansas. Her daughter Maudie J Carter was born in December 1899 at Arkansas.

Martha E Carter and George T. Carter appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Washington, Arkansas, at District 103 White River Township, enumerated 1 June 1900. Their children Lucy E and Maudie J were listed as living with them.
1900 United States Federal Census about George T Carter
Name:      George T Carter
Home in 1900:      White River, Washington, Arkansas
Age:      34
Birth Date:      Sep 1865
Birthplace:      Arkansas
Race:      White
Gender:      Male
Relationship to head-of-house:      Head
Father's Birthplace:      Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace:      Tennessee
Spouse's Name:      Martha E Carter
Marriage year:      1891
Marital Status:      Married
Years married:      9
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Household Members:      
Name      Age
George T Carter      34
Martha E Carter      26
Lucy E Carter      23
Maudie J Carter      52

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: White River, Washington, Arkansas; Roll: T623_79; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 103.

Source Information: 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.
Her mother Silas Miller Gabbard died in June 1928.
Martha E Gabbard of Cushing, Oklahoma was listed in Sarah Lydia Stout's obituary on 30 October 1947 as a surviving sister (Mrs. G.T. Carter).
Well Known Kingston Lady Died October 22

Mrs. Sarah Lydia Stout, age 67, well known and respected resident of Kingston, died Oct 22, 1947, at 2:30 a.m. after a long illness. She was born the daughter of Silas Gabbard and Rebecca Flanery-Gabbard on April 15, 1880. Her parents were both natives of Tennessee. A native and lifelong resident of Madison county, she had been a member of the Church of Christ for many years. She was married to J. B. Stout on April 25, 1895.

The deceased is survived by her husband; five sons, Clyde of Plunketville, Okla., Oscar, of Shoshone, Idaho; Ray of Bakersfield, Calif., Claud and Clifford of Kingston; two daughters, Mrs. Millie Doss, of the Rockhouse community; and Mabel Stout of Kingston; a grand daughter whom she raised, Mrs. Arnold Yingst of Sunnyside, Calif; two sisters, Mrs. G. T. Carter, Cushing, Okla., and Mrs. G.W. Stout, Quapaw, Okla., also by 12 grand children and 5 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted at the graveside by the Rev. Dan Slaven and Rev. Den Montgomery on Friday, October 24. Burial was in the Kingston cemetery with Brashears Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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From Book U of Clippings in the Madison County Genealogy Library, Huntsville, Madison, Arkansas photographed in March 2011 by Kellie S. Thompson.

Martha E Gabbard died before George T. Carter but was mentioned in George T. Carter's obituary as a deceased wife.
George T. Carter

George T. Carter, 87, died this morning at Drumright, Okla., where he had made his home for the past eight years. He was born in September of 1868 in Washington County, the son of Dan and Lucy Carter, and spent most of his life around Durham and Elkins. his wife, Martha, preceded him in death two years ago. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church, and road supervisor at Durham while he lived there.

Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. C.A. West, Pittsburg, Calif., Mrs. F.E. Bruce, Fayetteville, Mrs. M. A. Malone, Drumright, Okla., Mrs. H. R. Sheets, Fresno, Calif., Mrs. Mildred Ball, Fayetteville, and Mrs. Goldie Long, of Wichita, Kan.; three sons, Silas Carter, Chickasha, Okla., and George Carter, Jr., Sasakwa, Okla.; one brother, Will Carter, Venita, Okla.; 40 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at the McCord Community Church by the Rev. James Cheshire with burial in the McCord cemetery.


George T. Carter b. Sep 1865, d. 1955