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Elvira T Adams Martus
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1865
South Dakota, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1894
Vermillion
Clay County
South Dakota, USA

Elvira (Adams) Martus and her husband were married on April 5, 1888 in Vermillion, Clay county, South Dakota. They decided to homestead out on the prairie. They were building a home for themselves and their 4 children when they were stricken with Typhus Fever. All the family had the illness but only John and Elvira eventually died of the illness. John died in June of 1894 and Elvira died Nov. 15, 1894 leaving the children orphans to be raised by their maternal grandmother Theresa A. Adams. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Ward Adams (1828 - 1883)
  Theresa A Linck Adams (1839 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  John W Martus (1865 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Effye Theresa Martus (1889 - 1915)*
  Edna Martus Connolly (1892 - 1969)*
  Frances Bertha Martus Quinn (1894 - 1993)*
  George William Martus (1894 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elvira T Adams Martus (1865 - 1894)
  James Andrew Adams (1876 - 1948)*
  Mary Josephine Adams Russell (1876 - 1964)*
  Bertha Anna Adams Atwood (1879 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Agnes Cemetery
Vermillion
Clay County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Larry Wassmann
Record added: Mar 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49447636
Elvira T <i>Adams</i> Martus
Added by: Larry Wassmann
 
Elvira T <i>Adams</i> Martus
Added by: Larry Wassmann
 
Elvira T <i>Adams</i> Martus
Added by: Larry Wassmann
 
 
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- R I P
 Added: Jan. 30, 2015

- Michelle💕ღ
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014
Thinking of you today, Elvira. Rest in heavenly peace, in the loving arms of Jesus.
- Evangelineღ
 Added: Mar. 18, 2014
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