Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Martha C. Wickliffe (1845-1923)

Martha C. Wickliffe

Martha C. Wickliffe was born on May 4, 1845 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.  She was the fifth child born to John Davis Wickliffe, but the eleven born to Rachel Oates Boggess Wickliffe.  

Mattie married Joseph Martin Mitchell on October 18, 1892 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.  She was 47 years old, and he was 70 years.  Joseph was born in March 1822, in Kentucky.  He was a widower at the time of his marriage to Mattie.

In 1900, Joseph and Mattie were living on a farm in Fordsville, Ohio County, Kentucky.  Their farm was adjacent to the one owned by Joseph’s son, Joseph Mitchell, Jr.

Joseph Martin Mitchell died on August 27, 1904, in Barretts Ferry, Ohio County, Kentucky.  He was 82 years old at his death. 

Sometime after the death of her husband, Mattie moved in with her brother-in-law, Marcellus Adkins, and his family in Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky.  She lived there until her death in 1923. 

Martha C. Wickliffe Mitchell died on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1923, in Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, at the age of 78 years.  Arthritis was listed as the cause of death, a condition from which she had suffered for 30 years.  She was buried on Christmas Day.

Notes for Martha C. Wickliffe
Birth, Death, and Cause of Death:  Ancestry.com. Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.
Marriage:  Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Source number: 1160.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JDM.
Residence in 1920:  Year: 1920;Census Place: Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky; Roll: T625_593; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 99; Image: 422.

Notes for Joseph Martin Mitchell
Birth, Residence, and Occupation in 1900:  Year: 1900; Census Place: Fordsville, Ohio, Kentucky; Roll: T623 546; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 112.
Death:  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index, Family History Library, 35 N. West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah  84150, USA, www.familysearch.org.  

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