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Martha Catherine King Beverage
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1833
Wayne County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 9, 1908
Rupert
Van Buren County
Arkansas, USA

Martha was 17 years old when she married a widower, John Washington Beverage, about 21 years older her.

John was the son of John & Mary Margaret (Rymer) Beverage. He was 23 years old when he married his first wife, Sarah Alexander, 18, in Wayne Co, TN. Their children were:
William "Bill" Alexander 1839 1883
Thomas Edison 1840 1919
Sarah Ann Jane 1842 1922
Susan 1844 1868

Sarah died in TN sometime before 1850.

John & Martha's children were:
Mary 1852
Nancy Beverage 1856
Delfina C. 1860 1943
John Washington, Jr. 1862 1940
Henry M. 1866 1920
Adam Asbury 1868 1946
Benjamin Dempsey 1870 1948
Zachery Taylor 1876 1940
Julia Dorcus 1873 1938
Medire 1877
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On Aug. 18, 1860,
John & Martha Beverage, ages 48 & 27, lived in Sulphur Springs, Searcy Co, AR where he was a Blacksmith. John's children were William, age 23; Thomas, 21; Jane, 19; Susan, 16; & Elnora, 10. Their children were Mary, 8; Lucinda, 6; & Nancy, 4.

On Aug. 3, 1870,
John & Martha C., ages 55 & 40, lived in Hartsugg, Van Buren Co, AR. Children in the family were Nancy, age 14; Delphina, 9; John, 7; Henry M., 4; Edwin A., 2.

Other members of the family were Jesse & Mary Lowe, ages 19 & 18.
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John died on March 29, 1879.

On June 9, 1880,
Martha, age 47, lived in Archey Valley Township, Van Buren Co, AR. Children were shown as Catherine V., age 19; Henry M., 15; Adam A., 11; Benjamin D., 8; Darcus V., 7; & Mcdire T. (daughter), 3.
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Thanks to FindAGrave member, Ron Long (#47164197), for Martha's full name & family information (Oct. 31, 2013), which has inspired me to research the family.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  John Washington Beverage (1817 - 1879)
 
 Children:
  Delfinia Catherine Beverage Brock (1860 - 1943)*
  John Washington Beverage (1862 - 1940)*
  Henry C. Beverage (1868 - 1928)*
  Benjamin Dempsey Beverage (1870 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Rupert
Van Buren County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Row 14
 
Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: Mar 26, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107330093
Martha Catherine <i>King</i> Beverage
Added by: Dan McGuire
 
 
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- Sharon Minnick
 Added: Sep. 29, 2015

- Ron Long
 Added: Nov. 2, 2013

- Virginia Brown
 Added: Oct. 31, 2013
 
 
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