Martha Etta <I>Carothers</I> Badker

Martha Etta Carothers Badker

Kimbolton, Guernsey County, Ohio, USA
Death 25 Dec 1938 (aged 55)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 23933572 · View Source
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Martha Etta (also found as Etta Martha) Badker was born Martha Etta Carothers on August 28, 1883 at Kimbolton, Guernsey, Ohio to parents George Patterson Carothers and Emma Ingram. She was the sixth of their eleven children. Her siblings were: Sarah Ellen, John Hamilton, James Dale, Rosella Jane, William Garfield, Elizabeth Miller, Mary Josephine, Minnie Agnes, Margaret Alys and Albert George.

Her parents moved not long after her birth west and settled near Garner, Hancock, Iowa. Found Etta in the 1895 census living at Garner, Hancock, Iowa: Etta age 11.

Found in the 1900 census living with an Ingram uncle and his family at Garner, Hancock, IA., helping with housework: James Ingram 46, Minnie Ingram 36, William H Ingram 5, Christana Ingram 0/12, James Caruthers 21, Ettie Caruthers 16.
(Censuses transcribed as found without fixing spelling errors.)

Martha Etta married Frank Joseph Badker on June 10, 1904 at Garner, Hancock, Iowa. The couple had eleven children (I listed their info w/ Frank's note.)

Family found in the 1905 census living at Foxhome, Wilkin, Minnesota.

Found in the 1910 census at Center Grove, Dickinson, Iowa; Frank Badker 30, Etta Badker 27, Helen Badker 6, Louis Badker 4, Dean Badker 3, Babe Badker 1 month.

Found in the 1920 census at Clear Lake, Deuel, South Dakota: Frank J Badker 40, Etta Badker 37, Helen Badker 15, Louis Badker 13, Emadine Badker 12, Margaret Badker 10, Frankie Badker 7, John Badker 3 yrs, 5 mos., William Badker 8 mos.

Found in the 1930 census at Ortonville, Big Stone, MN: Frank Bodker 50, Etta Bodker 46, Helen Bodker 25, George Bodker 24, Enmdson Bodker 22, Margaret Bodker 20, Frank Bodker 17, John Bodker 12, William Bodker 11, Jacques Bodker 10, Carles Bodker 8, Wallis Bodker 5/12.

Martha Etta Carothers died on Christmas Day, December 25, 1938 at a hospital at Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is buried at the Grandview Cemetery at Gary, South Dakota.

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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 13 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23933572
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Etta Carothers Badker (28 Aug 1883–25 Dec 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23933572, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .