Obituary-Omaha, Neb., May 11-Mrs. Martha Heth, eighty-four, Nebraska pioneer, died at Mrs. Rose Huffman's sanitarium, where she had been for four months. She suffered a stroke of paralysis two weeks ago.
Since she came to Omaha in 1880 from Lincoln, Mrs. Heth has been active in church, social and club work here. She is survived by one son, Stockton Heth, treasurer of the Nicholas Oil corporation. The funeral will be held tomorrow at the home of Mrs. Howard Baldridge, 124 South Thirty-ninth street, at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Forest Lawn.
Mrs. Heth came to Nebraska in 1860 from Richmond, Ky., where she was born and reared. She came here as the bride of John Heth, a brother of General H. Heth in command of Fort Kearney. Her husband was post trader. From Fort Kearney, the Heths moved to Nebraska City in 1866 and then to Lincoln and in 1880 they came to Omaha.
Newspaper: Lincoln State Journal.
Ed: 05-12-1922, pg 10, col 2.
John Randolph Heth
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