Contributed by Washburn Norlands Living History Center
Martha Washburn (1792-1861), daughter of Tabitha Livermore and Lt. Samuel Benjamin, in 1812 married Israel Washburn of Livermore. They had 11 children, one of whom died as a baby.
The seven sons of Israel and Martha Washburn rose to serve as state governors, congressmen, a U.S. senator, Secretary of State, foreign ministers, a Civil War general and a Navy captain.
About This Item
- Title: Martha Washburn, Livermore, ca. 1850
- Creator: Stanley, Lewiston, ME
- Creation Date: circa 1850
- Subject Date: circa 1850
- Town: Livermore
- County: Androscoggin
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Washburn Norlands Living History Center
290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME 04253
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