Martha Martin <I>Stewart</I> Haskell

Martha Martin Stewart Haskell

Derby, Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Death 22 Aug 1906 (aged 75)
Derby, Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Burial Beebe Junction, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada
Memorial ID 171794046 · View Source
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Suggested edit: Martha Martin Stewart Haskel, l the grande dame of Derby Line, Vermont, co-founded the Haskell Free Library and Opera House with her son, Col. Horace Stewart Haskell. Through her parents, Horace Stewart and Catherine Hinman, of Beebe Plain, Quebec, and her husband, businessman Carlos Haskell, who died in a tragic accident at a young age, Martha Haskell inherited a considerable fortune. It was her idea to establish a public library and opera house for the benefit of the border communities, which, according to a document on the library wall, was 'ample proof of her public spirit and large-hearted generosity.
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  • Created by: Jack Stevens
  • Added: 25 Oct 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 171794046
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Martin Stewart Haskell (28 Apr 1831–22 Aug 1906), Find a Grave Memorial no. 171794046, citing Beebe Cemetery, Beebe Junction, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by Jack Stevens (contributor 47033206) .