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 Martha Denny <I>Martin</I> Douglas

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Martha Denny Martin Douglas

Birth
Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Death
19 Jan 1853 (aged 28)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial
Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID
17019040 View Source

In the 25th year of her age. Daughter of Robert and Mary Settle Martin. Wife of Stephen A. Douglas, Sr. Mother of Robert Martin Douglas, Stephen A. Douglas, Jr, and Mary Lucie Douglas, who was born a few days before her mother died.* * * Removed to Rockingham County, NC, 11 Apr 1853 * * *

Douglas. At the residence of her husband in this city on the 19th instant at 4 o'clock p.m. after a few days illness, Martha, wife of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois and only surviving child of the late Col. Martin of North Carolina. The funeral will take place from her late residence on Saturday next at 12 o'clock p.m. The friends of the family are invited to attend.

--from the Congressional Cemetery Archives
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Marriage record
On the 7th of April, at the residence of her father, by Rev. Mr. Lee, Hon. S. A. Douglass, U. S. Senator from Illinois, and Miss Martha D., only daughter of Colonel Robert Martin, of Rockingham county, North Carolina. Western Citizen (Chicago), May 18, 1847.
Name: Martha D Mertin
Gender: Female
Spouse: Stephen A Douglas
Spouse Gender: Male
Bond date: 7 Apr 1847
Bond #: 000119428
Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
ImageNum: 005443
County: Rockingham
Record #: 01 066
Bondsman: James T Woodson
Witness: T B Wheeler, Clerk of Court
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1850 census
Name: Martha Doughlass
[Martha Douglas]
Gender: Female
Age: 24
Birth Year: abt 1826
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Western District, Rockingham, North Carolina, USA
Line Number: 14
Dwelling Number: 552
Family Number: 552
Household Members Age
Mary Martin
52
Martha Doughlass 24
Robert M Doughlass
1

In the 25th year of her age. Daughter of Robert and Mary Settle Martin. Wife of Stephen A. Douglas, Sr. Mother of Robert Martin Douglas, Stephen A. Douglas, Jr, and Mary Lucie Douglas, who was born a few days before her mother died.* * * Removed to Rockingham County, NC, 11 Apr 1853 * * *

Douglas. At the residence of her husband in this city on the 19th instant at 4 o'clock p.m. after a few days illness, Martha, wife of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois and only surviving child of the late Col. Martin of North Carolina. The funeral will take place from her late residence on Saturday next at 12 o'clock p.m. The friends of the family are invited to attend.

--from the Congressional Cemetery Archives
**************
Marriage record
On the 7th of April, at the residence of her father, by Rev. Mr. Lee, Hon. S. A. Douglass, U. S. Senator from Illinois, and Miss Martha D., only daughter of Colonel Robert Martin, of Rockingham county, North Carolina. Western Citizen (Chicago), May 18, 1847.
Name: Martha D Mertin
Gender: Female
Spouse: Stephen A Douglas
Spouse Gender: Male
Bond date: 7 Apr 1847
Bond #: 000119428
Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
ImageNum: 005443
County: Rockingham
Record #: 01 066
Bondsman: James T Woodson
Witness: T B Wheeler, Clerk of Court
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1850 census
Name: Martha Doughlass
[Martha Douglas]
Gender: Female
Age: 24
Birth Year: abt 1826
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Western District, Rockingham, North Carolina, USA
Line Number: 14
Dwelling Number: 552
Family Number: 552
Household Members Age
Mary Martin
52
Martha Doughlass 24
Robert M Doughlass
1


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The memory of the just and blessed
They are like unto the angels ministering spirits

Died at Washington, D.C.
July 19, 1853

In the 25th year of her age

Martha Martin Douglas
wife of Stephen A. Douglas
of Illinois

Yes loved one while in Heaven
supremely blest
Thou art more than wife and
mother to us here
Thy memory woos us upward
and is blest and thou our
angel guardian still are near


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