|Martha's tombstone reads: MARTHA / DAU OF / T.T. & M.E. / GETTYS / DIED DEC 26, 1899 / AGED / 1Y. 7M. 4D. Row 5. Her birth record says: 22 May 1898, Marion, Marion Co., Ohio, father: Thaddeus Gettys, mother: Mary Lewis. Her death record says: 25 Dec. 1899, 1y 7m. Marion Twp., Marion Co., Ohio (Vol 3, Page 77).|
Martha's obituray in the "The Marion Daily Star, Tuesday, December 26, 1899" reads: "INFANT CHILD / Dies at Her Parents Home Early This Morning.
Martha Larena Dewey Gettys, the nineteen-months-old daughter of the Mr. and Mrs. F. Gettys of Limestone City, died this morning at 6:30 o'clock from congestion of the lungs.
The funeral will take place Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, and interment will take place at the Canaan cemetery."
Her parents are buried in the first row.