Martha Washburn, Livermore, ca. 1850

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.

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  • Title: Martha Washburn, Livermore, ca. 1850
  • Creator: Stanley, Lewiston, ME
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Location: Livermore, Androscoggin County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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