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 Martha Ann <I>Moore</I> Raughton

Martha Ann Moore Raughton

Death 16 Oct 1908 (aged 90)
Burial Grady, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 13965755 · View Source
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We miss thee from our home dear mother. We miss thee from thy place. A shadow over our life is cast. We miss the sunshine of thy face.

Born in Georgia 11/6/1817 Martha Ann Elizabeth Moore was the daughter of Jacob Moore and Elizabeth Jackson Moore. She came as an infant with her parents in a wagon train from Georgia to settle in Alabama. She married, first, Benjamin B. Dyer on July 30, 1834. She married, second, Henry Smilie (son of Sarah Raiford and Jacob Smilie). Henry Smilie died May 15, 1850 and was buried in the McNeill cemetery near Pine Level.Because there was no will the entire estate was sold. Martha received one fifth of the total settlement as her part of the estate. The estate included all the household items put up for auction along with land, farm equipment,livestock and slaves.
On April 2,1854 Martha Smilie married, third, Henry Kiah Talley in Montgomery County. After Henry Talley's death Martha married, fourth, Malachi Raughton on December 17, 1867.
He was a younger man and her farm overseer. There is no record of how long this marriage lasted. Until her death she lived in the home of her son Jackson and his family.
Martha Smilie was 91 years of age when she died and was buried in the Moore Family Cemetery. Her tombstone reads
Martha Ann Raughton
Born November6, 1817
Died October 16, 1908




  • Created by: John West
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13965755
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Ann Moore Raughton (6 Nov 1817–16 Oct 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13965755, citing Moore Family Cemetery, Grady, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by John West (contributor 46799782) .