Martha Maddux was born circa 1808 in Georgia, United States . She married Thomas Jefferson Short (1807-1870) in Clinton County, Illinois, United States.

Maddox lived with her son James Short after her husband's death.


Offspring of Thomas Jefferson Short and Martha Maddux (c1808-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alfred Short (c1827-) 1827 Illinois, United States Nancy E. (c1830-?)
Ann Browning (?-?)

Sarah Short (c1828-)
Joshua Short (c1830-)
Priscilla Short (c1835-)
Nancy Short (c1837-)
Lydia M. Short (c1841-)
Martha E. Short (c1843-)
William A. Short (c1846-)
Thomas Bennett Short (c1850-)
James W. Short (c1853-)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • US Census, 1860, Mount Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
  • US Census, 1870, Mount Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
  • US Census, 1880, Mount Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL



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