What I know:

  • Martha Hyde was born 1822?
  • Died February 1849 in Quebec.
  • Martha Hyde married William Bell in 1847 at Saint Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Quebec.
  • Martha gave birth to my great grandmother, Mary Ann Bell, in May 1848 in Quebec.
  • Martha Hyde Bell is buried in Barber Cemetery in Quebec.
  • I know that William Bell was Irish.
  • William took Mary Ann as a baby to the state of Maryland USA.

Where was Martha born?

  • 1
    To avoid us repeating your effort so far, can you tell us your sources for what you know? Many thanks and welcome.
    – user6485
    Mar 16, 2019 at 17:01
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    When you say "Quebec," do you mean Quebec City, or somewhere in the province of Quebec?
    – user5836
    Mar 17, 2019 at 0:10
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    I ask because there doesn't seem to have been a St Paul's Presbyterian Church in Quebec City- (genealogyensemble.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/…)
    – user5836
    Mar 17, 2019 at 0:27
  • I would strongly consider looking for immigration records from Ireland. The time frame fits a major Irish migration, and I actually have a Martha Hyde of my own, whose father was born in Ireland, so Hyde can definitely be Irish. Mar 26, 2019 at 0:40


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