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Martha C Williams Bemis
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Birth: 1843
Moniteau County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1926
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Martha had 3 husband's:

William S. Minter (1834-___).
William H. Houk (1830-1886).
Mr. Bemis

Her children: (Minter)

Mary C. Minter (1861-__).
Armida F, Minter (1862-___).
Benjamin P. Minter (1862-1928).
Francis Minter (1865-___).
Robert H. Minter (1868-1930).
Nancy "Jennie" Jane (Minter) Arnold
William Minter (1874-___).
Woodford Minter (1878-___).

Her parents:

William Williams (1814-1892).
Martha Catherine (Murray) Williams (1818-1879).

The death certificate indicates that she was born 6 Mar. 1851, and that she was age 75 yrs 4 mo 3 da when she died. The newspaper notice records her age as 83 years at the time of her death, thus indicating her birth in ca 1843. That birth agrees with available census records.
Henry Co., Mo.

1880 census: Martha C. Houk age 38;
1900 census: Martha Beamis age 57; born Jan. 1843
Slight Hope for Woman Who Fell From Porch
Slight home was held last night by physicians in general hospital for the recovery of Mrs. Martha Bemis, 83 years old, who was injured Monday night when she fell from the front porch at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. R. Jones, 708 Troost avenue. In addition to bruises and cuts, further examination yesterday revealed a probable puncture of the right lung. (unidentified newspaper clipping)

(MO Death Certificate 22440)
Family links: 
  Martha Murray Williams (1818 - 1879)
  William H Houk (1829 - 1886)
Forest Hill Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Karen Koetting-Howard
Originally Created by: Jay
Record added: Nov 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101362065
Martha C <i>Williams</i> Bemis
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My 2nd great grandmother. Rest in peace with love.
- Erin Edgar Stottle
 Added: Jun. 29, 2014

- Linda Dukes
 Added: Mar. 4, 2014
In memory of my 2nd great grandmother. May you rest in peace.
- Karen Koetting-Howard (Ks)(Minter/Williams side)
 Added: Apr. 19, 2013

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