Was born Jan 6, 1858 in Appanoose County, Iowa And died Jan 23 1921 in Wayne County, Iowa Her parents were Father. William Morlan # 90731683 Mother. Louisa Jane Jones Morlan. # 90731784 She is named as Martha Jane Morlan Conner on all her children's birth certificates with Jesse Conner named as their father. Her parents William and Louisa Morland per 1870 Census.
Her obituary: "Mrs. Jesse Conner (Martha Jane Morlan [OR Morland]) was born in Appanoose County, Iowa January 8, 1858 and departed this life January 23, 1921 aged 63 years and 12 days.
She was united in marriage to Jesse Conner January 13, 1880. They located west of Seymour in 1916.
Her husband preceded her in death August 19, 1919.
She leaves to mourn her departure two sons and two daughters. Mrs. Grace Shock and Lester Conner of Seymour; Herschel Conner of Midian, Kansas; and Mrs. Marcia Marshall, of__________,Iowa. One daughter died in infancy June 27, 1901.
She leaves besides the immediate family four brothers and one sister. W. M. Morlan, Mystic, Iowa; R. L. Morlan, Plano, Iowa; J. H. Morlan, San Francisco, Cal.; A. A. B. Morlan, Monmouth, Ore.; Belinda Conner, Promise City, Iowa. Also eleven grandchildren and a great number of other relatives and friends. Deceased was united with the Little Flock Baptist church March 18, 1878 and moved her membership to Seymour July 12, 1897. She was a sufferer the last year of her life but she always bore her suffering with patience. Toward, the close of her illness in conversing with her brother Robert, she said she was ready to go. She has always lived a Christian life and remained a devoted Christian to the end.
Funeral services were held at the First Baptist church Tuesday at 10:30 a. m. conducted by Rev. Luther Childs after which the body was placed in the Seymour cemetery."
===Her complete list of siblings=== Mary Abigail Adams 1842-1880, Louisa Caroline Brotherton 1845-1904, Lucintha Ann James 1848-1912, William Marion Morlan 1851-1921, Belinda Elizabeth Conner 1853-1928, Jonathan Henry Morlan 1856-1940, Robert Lewis Morlan 1861-1937, Sarah Matilda Neely 1862-1899, John Thomas Morlan 1865-1865(6 months), Amos Albert Bluford Morlan 1866-1948.