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Sr Mary Martha
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Birth: 1854
Death: Mar. 7, 1893
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA

Sr. Mary Martha was a member of the Sisters of St. Francis. According to her burial card she died of cancer on March 7, 1893, age 39 years, and was buried March 10. Birth year calculated from age at death.


Morning World-Herald (Omaha, Nebr.), March 9, 1893, p. 8, col. 2


SISTER MARY MARTHA Aged 39 years, at St. Joseph's hospital. Funeral Friday, March 10, at 8 a. m., from St. Joseph's hospital. Interment Holy Sepulcher cemetery.


March 11, 1893, p. 5, col. 4


The funeral of Sister Mary Martha occurred yesterday at St. Joseph's hospital. The obsequies were impressive, and were conducted by Father Glauber. At the conclusion of the services the plain black cloth covered casket, containing the remains of the sister, were lifted by the pall bearers, Andrew Murphy, George J. Paul, J. J. Mahoney, John Baumer, P. H. Carey and George Shanahan, and borne to the hearse.

At the grave in the Holy Sepulchre cemetery the services of the church were performed.

Sister Mary Martha was 39 years of age, and had devoted most of her life to charity and work in the hospital. She had been ill but a short time.
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section 3, Block 1, Lot 2, Row 1, Grave 13
Created by: Scott
Record added: Oct 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99443441
Sr Mary Martha
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