Martha Caroline Munson1

b. circa 1823, d. 15 January 1860
Martha Caroline Munson|b. c 1823\nd. 15 Jan 1860|p2541.htm|Micajah B. Munson|b. bt 1788 - 1789\nd. 1 Sep 1826|p2537.htm|Elizabeth Everett|b. c 1794\nd. 1846|p2538.htm|Jesse Munson||p2533.htm||||||||||

1st cousin 1 time removed of George Poindexter Munson Sr.
1st cousin 3 times removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Munson and Allied Families
     Martha Caroline Munson was born circa 1823 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. She was the daughter of Micajah B. Munson and Elizabeth Everett. She married Edmund Prewitt circa 1842.2 She married William Orr, son of George Orr and Tilpah Berwick, before 13 September 1850.3 She married Isaiah Cates Day circa 1855.4 She died on 15 January 1860 in Liberty County, Texas.4 She was buried in Old French Cemetery, Dayton, Liberty County, Texas.4
     Martha Caroline Munson moved from Rapides Parish to the Atascosito District, Coahuila and Texas, Republic of Mexico, with her parents in 1824. She was three years old in the Atascosito District Census of 31 July 1826.5

Additional Data
Martha M. and William Orr appeared on the 1 June 1850 Federal Census of Liberty County, Texas, enumerated 13 September 1850, with Martha's uncle Jesse P. Munson listed as living with them.3 Click to view image

Children of Martha Caroline Munson and Edmund Prewitt

Child of Martha Caroline Munson and William Orr

Children of Martha Caroline Munson and Isaiah Cates Day


  1. [S688] Jane Matthews, "Munsons of Texas," e-mail message from <e-mail address> (Luling, Texas) to Laura M. Cooper, 11 Mar 2005.
  2. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, The Munsons of Texas, an American Saga, First Edition manuscript (Dallas:, 1987), 105.
  3. [S412] William Orr household, 1850 U.S. Census, Liberty County, Texas, population schedule, page 376, dwelling 207, family 207; National Archives micropublication M432, roll 912.
  4. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, Munsons of Texas, 106.
  5. [S414] Martha Munson, 31 July 1826 population census, Atascosito District, Coahuila and Texas, Republic of Mexico, original document, Library of Congress Washington, D.C.