Wightman, Martha Jane

Female 1825 - 1906  (81 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Wightman, Martha Jane  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 8 Mar 1825  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    CAUS gastroenteritis 
    Census 1850  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birmingham
    Member 1865  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Committee To Raise Money For Civil War Monument
    Census 1870  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Last Name CHAMBERS First Name MARTHA Age 40 Sex FEMALE Color WHITE Occupation KEEPHOUSE Skill Level NOT EMPLOYED Ward Number 22 Value of Real Estate 0 Value of Personal Estate 0 Dwelling Type RESIDENTIAL Place of Birth PENN Foreign Born Father? NO Foreign Born Mother? NO Month Married Month Born Attended School in Last Year? NO Can't Read? NO Can't Write? NO Sane? Alternate Last Name Additional Notes Soundex Code C516
    Directory 1875  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Chambers Martha, wid Alexander, Fifth av, 22d wd, Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1875-76. Pittsburgh: Thurston & Diffenbacher, 1875.
    Member 1875  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Board Of Managers, Home For Aged Protestant Women
    Directory Between 1877 and 1878  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Chambers, MJ, wid Alex, Fifth Av n Wilkins Av, 22d wd
    Divorced Bef 1880  [5
    • PA 1880 Census
    Census 1880  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Last Name CHAMBERS First Name MARTHA Age 55 Sex FEMALE Color WHITE Occupation KH Skill Level NOT EMPLOYED Relation to Head of Household HEAD Marital Status DIVORCED Months Unemployed 0 Place of Birth PA Father's Place of Birth PENN. Mother's Place of Birth Ward Number 22 Street FIFTHAVE
    Passport 28 Sep 1883  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: Martha J Chambers
      Birth Date: 8 Mar 1824
      Birth Place: County of Allegheny, Pennsylvania
      Passport Issue Date: 28 Sep 1883
      Passport Includes a Photo: N
      Source: Passport Applications, 1795-1905
    Residence 1890  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Mrs Alex Chambers Fifth avenue, n Amberson Pittsburgh PA 1890
    Census 1900  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fifth Avenue, Ward 22, Enum. District 263, P. 15, Pittsburgh
    Telephone 1904  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • B233 Park
    Residence 1904  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Fifth Avenue, Near Amberson, Shady Side
    Died 1 Apr 1906  [6
    DCER 2 Apr 1906  Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: Martha Jane Chambers
      [Martha Jane Wightman]
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 80
      Birth Date: 8 Mar 1825
      Birth Place: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
      Death Date: 1 Apr 1906
      Death Place: Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
      Father Name: William H Wightman
      Father Birth Place: Pennsylvania
      Mother Name: Olivia Carroll
      Mother Birth Place: Pennsylvania
      Certificate Number: 36441
    Religion First Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh 
    _UID 548E7EFE692A4BED81E5E982AEA5BC8B944E 
    Buried 3 Apr 1906  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Allegheny Cemetery Section 19 Plot 102
    Person ID I622  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2014 

    Father Wightman, William Henderson,   b. Baldwin Township, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Carroll, Olivia,   b. New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID F2E6502C075843DD8F9AB04E0ACF6DACEC24 
    Family ID F1278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Chambers, Alexander,   b. 7 Apr 1819, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1875, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    _UID FD01A69361174F5E800C86AC4814BEB9EDBC 
    Children 
     1. Chambers, John
     2. Chambers, Olivia,   b. Abt 1847, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1916, Glen Osborne, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     3. Chambers, James Albert,   b. 28 Feb 1849, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1922, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Chambers, Maria Holmes,   b. 5 Apr 1855, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936  (Age 80 years)
     5. Chambers, Elizabeth B.,   b. Abt 1859, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    Chambers in The Pittsburgh and Allegheny blue book, 1895, Vol. 9.
    Chambers in The Pittsburgh and Allegheny blue book, 1895, Vol. 9.
    Headstones
    Chambers, Alexander and Martha headstones
    Chambers, Alexander and Martha headstones
    Plot: section 19
    Chambers Plot in Allegheny Cemetery
    Chambers Plot in Allegheny Cemetery
    Plot: section 19
    Chambers Plot in Allegheny Cemetery
    Chambers Plot in Allegheny Cemetery
    Plot: section 19
    Chambers Plot in Allegheny Cemetery
    Chambers Plot in Allegheny Cemetery
    Plot: section 19
    Chambers Plot in Allegheny Cemetery
    Chambers Plot in Allegheny Cemetery
    Plot: section 19
    Histories
    Links to some Google Maps to illustrate specific family locations
    Links to some Google Maps to illustrate specific family locations
    some external maps showing specific locations, addresses, etc.:

    Patterson, Stier, and Related Families in Maryland and Virginia

    European Locations for Buyer, Stein, Michael, Hamerschlag, Brummel and related families

    U.S. Locations for Buyer, Stein, Michael, Hamerschlag, Brummel and related families

    Pittsburgh Family Locations-Agnew,…
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2001 
    Family ID F141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1825 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMember - 1865 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1875 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMember - 1875 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - Between 1877 and 1878 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPassport - 28 Sep 1883 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1890 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTelephone - 1904 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1904 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDCER - 2 Apr 1906 - Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Apr 1906 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    5030 Fifth Ave, Shadyside
    5030 Fifth Ave, Shadyside
    This is a recent photo of a house that was next door to the Chambers home. This block is now mostly condos, but this picture shows 5030 Fifth Avenue, a house that was next door to and built by the same builder as the Chambers house. Martha Chambers' daughter Olivia Chambers Warren several doors away lived at Fifth and Morewood Avenues, site of a…

    Documents
    Chambers Martha Jane passport application page 2
    Chambers Martha Jane passport application page 2
    Chambers Martha Jane passport application page 1
    Chambers Martha Jane passport application page 1
    Chambers Mrs. Alexander, Fifth Avenue, Shadyside
    Chambers Mrs. Alexander, Fifth Avenue, Shadyside
    1904 map
    chambers martha jane death cert.png
    chambers martha jane death cert.png

    Headstones
    Chambers, Martha headstone
    Chambers, Martha headstone
    Plot: section 19

    News
    Chambers Martha Wightman Obituary
    Chambers Martha Wightman Obituary
    April 2, 1906 Pittsburgh Gazette
    Chambers Martha WIghtman Obituary
    Chambers Martha WIghtman Obituary
    April 2, 1906 Pittsburgh Gazette

  • Notes 
    • AUTH 1H65-HJ8

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] Ancestral File, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (familysearch.org).

    2. [S613] Pennsylvania Census of 1850.

    3. [S659] RODGERS2.ged.

    4. [S680] Social directory for Greater Pittsburgh, Margaret A. Winans, (Philadelphia : Lippincott, 1904, c1903), p. 47, [Q:3].

    5. [S598] PA 1880 Census.

    6. [S625] Pittsburgh Gazette.

    7. [S597] PA 1870 Census.

    8. [S599] PA 1900 Census.

    9. [S703] Standard history of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, Erasmus Wilson, (Chicago : H.R. Cornell & Co., 1898), p. 592, [Q:3].

    10. [S300] History of Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, Durant, Samuel W., (Philadelphia : L. H. Everts, 1876), p. 95, [Q:3].

    11. [S623] Pittsburgh City Directories, 1888-1892.