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 Martha <I>Lawrence</I> Burch

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Martha Lawrence Burch

  • Birth 27 May 1779 Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 6 Nov 1868 Greene County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Solsberry, Greene County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 5137094

Martha, wife of George Burch, Sr., married Oct 13 1799; mother of Davis Burch

According to the Burch family bible, she is Martha Lawrence. "The Burch bible says Martha's father is Richard and has her mother listed as Isabella Cherokee Indian Ross, the bible is in possession of M. H. Kent in La Crescenta, Calif. " per ancestry member "Ronald Burch". Martha's mother was the second wife of Richard.

[Also thanks to her Grt Grt Grt Grandaughter for clarification]; possibly born May 16, 1780 in North Carolina

George and Martha brought their family to Indiana sometime between 1814 & 1820. They had 9 children:

*James Black,
*Elizabeth [STORM],
*Jane [STORM],
Abigail [CRANE],
*Hubbard P,
*George Jr., &
Martha Ellen [COLLINS]

*Identified in findagrave

tombstone reads: w/o George Burch Sen., 89yr 5m 10d

Family Members

Gravesite Details w/o George Sr.





  • Maintained by: janicet
  • Originally Created by: Beverly Nester
  • Added: 8 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5137094
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Lawrence Burch (27 May 1779–6 Nov 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5137094, citing Burch Cemetery #2, Solsberry, Greene County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by janicet (contributor 47361005) .