Martha Sever

Martha Sever

Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 13 Nov 1864 (aged 25)
Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Sever
Memorial ID 39855889 · View Source
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Civil War--Nurse (RN?)
Martha Sever joined the Union Forces in 1861 serving as a volunteer nurse in the Union Army. She served for three years before her death of influenza in 1864. Martha Sever was the only woman from Massachusetts to die in service to our country during the Civil War. The Kingston Grand Army Republic Post Number 154, in Kingston, Massachusetts, was named in her honor.
Martha Sever
Massachusetts, Deaths
Name: Martha Sever
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 13 Nov 1864
Event Place: Beverly, New Jersey
Residence Place: Kingston, Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Age: 25
Marital Status: Single
Birthplace: Kingston
Birth Year (Estimated): 1839
Father's Name: John Sever
Father's Birthplace: Kingston
Mother's Name: Anna D. Gana
Mother's Birthplace: Charleston

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  • Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
  • Added: 25 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 39855889
  • Mayflower Pilgrim 332
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Sever (4 Mar 1839–13 Nov 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 39855889, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 (contributor 47081711) .