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 Alberta <I>Stewart</I> Martin

Alberta Stewart Martin

Danleys Crossroads, Coffee County, Alabama, USA
Death 31 May 2004 (aged 97)
Enterprise, Coffee County, Alabama, USA
Burial Curtis, Coffee County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 8854715 · View Source
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Folk Figure. Last surviving Civil War widow. On December 10, 1927, at the age of 21. Alberta Stewart met and married 81 year old William Jasper Martin who was a Confederate Veteran of the Civil War. He was a widower born in Georgia in 1845 who had a $50-a-month Confederate veteran's pension. William Martin died in 1931 at age 86.

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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 31 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8854715
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alberta Stewart Martin (4 Dec 1906–31 May 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8854715, citing New Ebenezer Cemetery, Curtis, Coffee County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .