Olds, Martha B.

Birth Name Olds, Martha B.
Nick Name Patty
Gender female
Age at Death 77 years, 3 months, 8 days


Descendant of William White who came to America on the Mayflower. In the Autumn of 1850, Martha came from Cincinnati, Ohio to visit her two sons, David and Artimus and their families who were living in Washington Township, Gibson Co., Indiana. While she was there she became ill and died on Mar. 21, 1859 at the age of 78.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1781-12-13 Brookfield, Worcester, MA    
Death 1859-03-21 Washington Township, Gibson Co, IN    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Olds, Reuben1760-10-201840-08-09
Mother Hayward, Elizabeth17591781-12-00
         Olds, Martha B. 1781-12-13 1859-03-21


Family of McRoberts, David and Olds, Martha B.

Married Husband McRoberts, David ( * 1782-03-23 + 1831-10-14 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1803-02-26 Argyle, NY Marriage of Martha Olds to David McRoberts  

Moved to New York after marriage and their first children to Kentucky by 1822. In 1823, the family crossed the Ohio River and purchased a farm in Cincinnati, Ohio. David died soon after.

home in 1810: New York > Ontario > Honeoye (1 boy <10, man 26-45, 2 girls <10, woman 16-25) [==> Martha born after 1785]
home in 1820: Kentucky > Hardin > Little York (2 boys <10, 1 boy 16-18, man>45, 1 girl < 10, 2 girls < 16, woman < 45) (No McRoberts in Ontario, NY at this time!)
home in 1830: Ohio > Hamilton > Mill Creek ( m 5-10, m 10-15, m 15-20, m 40-50, f 5-10, 2f 10-15, f 20-30, f 40-50)
(after David's death)
home in 1840: Ohio > Hamilton > Mill Creek (m 10-15, m15-20, f 5-10, f 10-15, f15-20, 2f 20-30, f 50-60)
home in 1850: Ohio > Hamilton > Cincinnati living with daughter Lusetta Horton as "Martha McRobert" [no s]

Name Birth Date Death Date
McRoberts, Willardabout 1803before 1810
McRoberts, David1805-12-051870-04-06
McRoberts, Lucy Ann?1806-03-181873-10-29
McRoberts, Elizabeth1808
McRoberts, Reuben Olds18141885-04-14
McRoberts, Martha Belle1817
McRoberts, Artemus Bernard1822-03-131895-03-15
McRoberts, Lucretta Jane1823
McRoberts, Cynthia Ann1828