Maria (Martha) (?)

#24143, b. 1789, d. June 1865

Individual's Timeline

Birth1789Maria (Martha) (?)
Marriagebetween 1807 and 1853Maria (Martha) (?)
Deathbefore 1854(?) Smith
Marriage11 July 1854Maria (Martha) (?)1
Marr RegSeptember 1854Maria (Martha) (?)
Death RegJune 1865Maria (Martha) Bales

Primary events

  • Birth: Maria (Martha) (?) was born in 1789 in Martham, Norfolk, England.
  • Marriage: She married (?) Smith between 1807 and 1853.
  • (Widow) Death: In 1854 Maria (Martha) was left a widow by the death of (?) Smith.
  • Marriage: Maria (Martha) (?) married John Barney Bales, son of John Bales and Joanna Green, on Tuesday, 11 July 1854 in St Nicholas' Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, when they were 65 years ~&~ 60 years and 17 days old. Marriages for this period are missing from the Family Search site, This info from IGI, LDS Member submission.1
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Maria and John Barney Bales was registered in the quarter ended September 1854 in the Great Yarmouth registration district.
  • Death Reg: Maria's death was registered in the quarter ended in June 1865 in the Great Yarmouth registration district, Not confirmed from age at death, but John was a widower in the 1871 census. (Her age calculates to 76 years).

Secondary circumstances

  • Married Name: Her married name was Smith.
  • Married Name: Her married name was Bales.

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Possibly the widow Martha SMITH living with her daughter and son-in-law William and Ann BEAN in Row 82 Great Yarmouth 1851 census. John Barney's first wife may have had a mother named BEANE.

Family of Maria (Martha) (?) and (?) Smith

Family of Maria (Martha) (?) and John Barney Bales


  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), marriage:     11 Jul 1854 —Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    spouse:     Martha Smith
    record title:     England Marriages, 1538–1973
    groom's name:     John Barney Bales
    bride's name:     Martha Smith
    marriage date:     11 Jul 1854
    marriage place:     Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    indexing project (batch) number:     I07378-1
    system origin:     England-EASy
    source film number:     159.