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Martha Corman Barnwell
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1837
Nicholasville
Jessamine County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1904
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA

DECATUR HERALD 4/19/1904

MRS. MARTHA BARNWELL DIED SUNDAY MORNING AT HER RESIDENCE, 457 W DECATUR STREET. A COMPLICATION OF DISEASES CAUSED DEATH.
MRS. BARNWELLS MAIDEN NAME WAS MARTHA CORMAN AND SHE WAS BORN JULY 2, 1837 NEAR NICHOLSVILLE, JESSAMINE COUNTY, KY. SHE WAS THE EIGHTH CHILD OF ABRAHAM AND ELIZABETH CORMAN. IN THE FALL OF 1850 THE FAMLY MOVED TO BLOOMINGTON, ILL. MRS. BARNWELL LIVED THERE TILL HER MARRIAGE TO JOHN R. BARNWELL, MAY 1857. IN 1863 SHE AND HER HUSBAND MOVED TO DECATUR, WHERE THEY AFTERWARDS LIVED. MR. BARNWELL WAS A CONTRACTOR AND PLASTERER. HE DIED ABOUT SIX YEARS AGO IN MAY 1898. MRS. BARNWELL LIVED IN THE SAME HOUSE A LITTLE OVER FORTY ONE YEARS.
MRS. BARNWELL WAS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST M. E. CHURCH FOR THIRTY FIVE YEARS.
SHE LEAVES ONE DAUGHTER MISS BERTHA M. BARNWELL, A SISTER, MRS. ROBERT GREENLEE AND TWO BROTHERS, T. B. CORMAN OF BLOOMINGTON AND LEWIS CORMAN OF KANSAS CITY.
THE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD FROM THE RESIDENCE AT 10 OCLOCK TUESDAY MORNING 
 
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 Spouse:
  John B. Barnwell (1832 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  Bertha Barnwell (____ - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: kpet
Record added: Jan 21, 2010
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Martha <i>Corman</i> Barnwell
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Martha <i>Corman</i> Barnwell
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