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John W Martus
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Birth: 1865
Lewis County
New York, USA
Death: Jun., 1894
Vermillion
Clay County
South Dakota, USA

John W. Martus and his wife Elvira were married on April 5, 1888 in Vermillion, Clay county, South Dakota. They decided to homestead out on the prairie. They were building a home for themselves and their 4 children when they were stricken with Typhus Fever. All the family had the illness but only John and Elvira eventually died of the illness. John died in June of 1894 and Elvira died Nov. 14, 1894 leaving the children orphans to be raised by their maternal grandmother Theresa A. Adams. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Martus (1825 - 1904)
  Mary A Powell (Paul) Martus (1830 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Elvira T Adams Martus (1865 - 1894)
 
 Children:
  Effye Theresa Martus (1889 - 1915)*
  Edna M Martus Connolly (1892 - 1969)*
  George William Martus (1894 - 1991)*
  Frances Bertha Martus Quinn (1894 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Ferdinand Martus (1848 - 1923)**
  Joseph Martus (1851 - 1940)*
  Helen Martus (1855 - 1870)*
  Simon E. Martus (1856 - 1918)*
  George E Martus (1857 - 1952)*
  Catherine Martus Kilian (1863 - 1957)*
  John W Martus (1865 - 1894)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Agnes Cemetery
Vermillion
Clay County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Larry Wassmann
Record added: Mar 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49447502
John W Martus
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John W Martus
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John W Martus
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