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Atherton, Martha
LAST NAME: Atherton FIRST NAME: Martha MIDDLE NAME:  NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME: Harris AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
GENDER: F TITLE: 
BORN: 1796 DIED: 21 Feb 1888 BURIED:  ~ George Brown Cemetery
OCCUPATION:  
BIRTH PLACE:  Kentucky
DEATH PLACE: Polk Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
MARRIAGE - John Athernton & Martha Harris m 16 July 1829, Adams Co., Illinois
1860 OR CENSUS - Martha Atherton, age 45, b. Kentucky, is enumerated with J.B., age 59, occupation farmer, b. Kentucky, along with M. E. Harris, female, age 20, b. Illinois.
1870 OR CENSUS - Martha Atherton, age 73, b. Kentucky, is enumerated with J.B., age 69, occupation farmer, b. Kentucky. 
1880 OR CENSUS - Martha Atherton, age 83, b. Kentucky, widowed, is enumerated with family of Ezra Y. Halleck.
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
DEATH - Lacreole United Baptist Church record book, death register: Martha Atherton died Feb 21, 1888
OBITUARY: 
Died in Polk County – Miss Norah Harris, of this city, just received the sad news of the death of her grandmother, Mrs. Martha Atherton, in Polk county. The deceased was born in Virginia in the year 1796; came to Illinois in 1836, and to Oregon in 1853; has lived in Polk county ever since. She will be buried in the family burying ground near Salt creek, Polk county, where rests her husband, and only child, J.S. Harris, and other relatives.
Daily Oregon Statesman (Thursday) 23 Feb 1888, 3:2
INSCRIPTION: 
No marker
SOURCES: 
Lacreole United Baptist Church record book, PCHS
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index
1860 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Gold, FA #197)
1870 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Dallas, FA #121)
1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Dallas, FA #7)
DOS 23 Feb 1888, 3:2
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