Aug. 31, 1739 North Kingstown Washington County Rhode Island, USA
Sep. 6, 1819 Stephentown Rensselaer County New York, USA
Martha was the daughter of Nicholas Gardiner (b 1710) and Martha Havens (b 1712) of North Kingstown, Rhode Island. She migrated from Rhode Island to New York with her husband. She is the great grandmother of Stephen Arnold Douglas Jr., Senator from Illinois, and 1860 presidential candidate.