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 Alberta <I>Stewart</I> Martin

Alberta Stewart Martin

Birth
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.

Bio by: Erik Lander


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 31 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8854715
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .