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Martha Ann Greene DeChenne
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Birth: Jun. 23, 1827
North Yorkshire, England
Death: Jun. 1, 1918
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Martha Greene was born in Yorkshire, England, June 23, 1827. She came to America when three years of age and resided in PA until her marriage to Julian Dechenne, a native of France, in 1848. The couple then removed to Southern Illinois where they resided until 1890. The husband passed away in 1887 and in 1890 the widow came to WA with her family settling in this vicinity and she has resided here and near here since. Eleven children were born to the union, seven of whom survive. They are Adolph of Hillyard, Lester of Sprague, Mrs John Brown of Heppner, OR, Mrs Henry Schneider of Spokane, Albert of Medical Lake, Emil of Sprague and Walter of Edwall. She was one of the oldest persons living in this vicinity and was known to many in Sprague having resided here with her sons a good share of the time in recent years.

Mrs. Martha Dechenne, mother of the Dechenne boys of this vicinity, died in Spokane at the home of her daughter, aged 90 years 11 months and 9 days. Funeral services were held in Spokane burial in the Edwall Cemetery. ref: Sprague Advocate 7 Jun 1918

married Julian Dechenne

They had 11 children 7 survive -

Adolph of Hillyard
Lester of Sprague
Mrs. John Brown of Heppner, OR
Mrs. Henry Schneider of Spokane
Albert of Medical Lake
Emil J. of Sprague
Walter of Edwall
Mary, Emelie Corinthe, Adolph Francis, Lester Joseph, Isabel, Pauline, Albert J., Manuel, Amile, Walter 
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  Julien DeChenne (1817 - 1887)
  Lester Joseph DeChenne (1855 - 1941)*
  Isabelle DeChenne Brown (1856 - 1955)*
  Emil J Dechenne (1868 - 1944)*
  Walter E. DeChenne (1872 - 1954)*
*Calculated relationship
Martha Ann
1827 - 1918
Edwall Cemetery
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
Plot: SE-73-1
Maintained by: BluMoKitty
Originally Created by: Scotty
Record added: Nov 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44748245
Martha Ann <i>Greene</i> DeChenne
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Great grandmother to the wife of the brother to my grandmother Eva Mary Knabel.
- YankeeGraver
 Added: Sep. 16, 2015

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