Martha Denny <I>Martin</I> Douglas

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Martha Denny Martin Douglas

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
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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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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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