Martha Eliza <I>Wortham</I> Blain

Martha Eliza Wortham Blain

Birth
Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 15 Sep 1904 (aged 64)
Walnut, Crawford County, Kansas, USA
Burial Walnut, Crawford County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 14088930 · View Source
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Wife of W.T. Blain
(Obit. from newspaper)
Mrs. Martha E Wortham-Blain, wife of W.T. Blain, died at the family residence northeast of Walnut, Ks, Thursday, Sept. 15th, 1904, of heart failure, aged 64 years, 9 months,and 22 days. She was born in Litchfield, Kentucky, November 19th, 1830, and was married to W.T. Blain December 7th, 1862. Nine children were born to them. One, Sarah Elizabeth, died at the age of four years. Those living are: John Blain, Centerville, Kansas: Mrs. Fannie Longshore, Ft.Scott, Kansas; James M Blain, R.W.Blain, Mrs. Peachie Blain. Miss Laura Blain, Walnut, Kansas; Mrs. Effie Inman and Mrs Nettie Cartmel, Hepler, Kansas.
Mrs. Blain was converted at the age of thirteen years, and united with the Baptist church. In 1878 the came to Kansas and settled on a farm on Canville creek in Neosho county. Three years later they came to Walnut township, Crawford county. The funeral services were held at the residence Saturday afternoon, September 17th, at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev, F.M.Taylor There was a large attendance. Her remains were buried in the Walnut cemetery.
It was early Thursday morning, the beautiful rays of the september sun were streaming in at the window. Mrs. Blain was about her house work. Little did she dream that the silent messenger was at the door. He touched her and she was no more.............



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  • Created by: Linda Kelsey
  • Added: 27 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14088930
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Eliza Wortham Blain (19 Nov 1839–15 Sep 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14088930, citing Walnut Cemetery, Walnut, Crawford County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Linda Kelsey (contributor 46608914) .