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 Martha <I>Blythe</I> Clingan

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Martha Blythe Clingan

Birth
Death
6 Aug 1868 (aged 56)
Burial
Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID
12545880 View Source

For directions to this hard to find cemetery, click on the cemetery picture. Detailed directions are in the picture's caption.


Martha Blythe married Alexander A. Clingan on May 1, 1828 in Rhea, TN. (Source: their marriage record). They had 16 children.

Her ancestry is described in the following:
"Introduction_to_the_Pennsylvania_Clingan_Brothers.pdf
"CHAPTER SEVEN ALEXANDER ADAMS CLINGAN"…
"Martha Blythe was the daughter of William Blythe and Nancy Fields. William Blythe owned and operated Blythe's ferry, a historic crossing place in pioneer days on the Tennessee River, and his wife Nancy, was the daughter of Richard Fields, a Cherokee chief who lived originally on Sale Creek in Hamilton County TN and later became famous as the leader of the Texas band of the Cherokee tribe.Clingan, Martha Blythe. Wife of Alexander Adam Clingan, memorial ssw. here. Said to have died from spider bite and blood poisoning. Parents of Elizabeth J.(Andrew F. Cowan;
Mary Ann (J.S. Spriggs); Wm. Davidson; Eveline (J.B.Cobb,Sr.);
Martha J. (Cyrus Alex.Norman); Judge Keith Clingan (1838-1908:
Adeline; Minerva(A.Wm.McDonald); Alex., Jr.; Lillie A. (W.C.Cobb,M.D.-Dr. A.J.Lane); Elijah Edward; Geo.Washington; & Isabel Josephine(Geo.Huntington Warren). Dau. of Nancy Fields Cherokee, & Wm.Blythe, Sr.; granddau. of Chief Richard Fields, Jr. Cherokee Nation.

For directions to this hard to find cemetery, click on the cemetery picture. Detailed directions are in the picture's caption.


Martha Blythe married Alexander A. Clingan on May 1, 1828 in Rhea, TN. (Source: their marriage record). They had 16 children.

Her ancestry is described in the following:
"Introduction_to_the_Pennsylvania_Clingan_Brothers.pdf
"CHAPTER SEVEN ALEXANDER ADAMS CLINGAN"…
"Martha Blythe was the daughter of William Blythe and Nancy Fields. William Blythe owned and operated Blythe's ferry, a historic crossing place in pioneer days on the Tennessee River, and his wife Nancy, was the daughter of Richard Fields, a Cherokee chief who lived originally on Sale Creek in Hamilton County TN and later became famous as the leader of the Texas band of the Cherokee tribe.Clingan, Martha Blythe. Wife of Alexander Adam Clingan, memorial ssw. here. Said to have died from spider bite and blood poisoning. Parents of Elizabeth J.(Andrew F. Cowan;
Mary Ann (J.S. Spriggs); Wm. Davidson; Eveline (J.B.Cobb,Sr.);
Martha J. (Cyrus Alex.Norman); Judge Keith Clingan (1838-1908:
Adeline; Minerva(A.Wm.McDonald); Alex., Jr.; Lillie A. (W.C.Cobb,M.D.-Dr. A.J.Lane); Elijah Edward; Geo.Washington; & Isabel Josephine(Geo.Huntington Warren). Dau. of Nancy Fields Cherokee, & Wm.Blythe, Sr.; granddau. of Chief Richard Fields, Jr. Cherokee Nation.


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  • Created by: Margie
  • Added: 29 Nov 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 12545880
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12545880/martha-clingan: accessed ), memorial page for Martha Blythe Clingan (31 Jan 1812–6 Aug 1868), Find a Grave Memorial ID 12545880, citing Clingan Family Cemetery, Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by Margie (contributor 46813267).